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42-50888

B-24 Liberator

Shot down 22/09/1944 east of Tittmoning, Ger. MACR 8739

Service

Units

  • 460th Bomb Group

    460th Bomb Group

    Group
    Constituted as 460th Bombardment Group (Heavy) in May 1943. Activated on 1 July 1943. Activated as a B-24 Liberator heavy bombardment unit; assigned to II Bomber Command for training. Primarily trained in New Mexico and Utah. Received deployment orders...

  • 760th Bomb Squadron

    760th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Activated as a B-24 Liberator heavy bomber squadron in mid-1943, it was assigned to the II Bomber Command for training. It trained primarily in New Mexico and Utah. The squadron received deployment orders for the Mediterranean Theater of Operations ...

People

  • Rubin Harkey

    Military | Sergeant | Engineer | 460th Bomb Group
    KIA. Shot while trying to evade capture at/near Paling, Ger. US trial found no war crime and acquitted the soldier who shot him.

  • Armin Van Dale

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 460th Bomb Group
    Shot down in B-24J #42-50888 on 22/09/44, E of Tittmoning, Ger. and taken POW. Returned to Duty.

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed 22 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 January 2018 22:47:53 Kauko56 Changes to description and events
Sources

MACR 8739

Date Contributor Update
01 January 2018 22:24:56 Kauko56 Created entry with serial number, aircraft type and unit associations
Sources

MACR 8739

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