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42-109798

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 565th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Orville Beck

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 #42109798. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • John Downey

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 #42109798. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Bethel Howell

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 #42109798. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Kenneth Kelley

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 #42109798. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • John Schwabauer

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 #42109798. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Melvin Sharpe

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 #42109798. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Abraham Thomas

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 #42109798. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Anthony Van Wymern

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group

  • Fred Veal

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 #42109798. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 11 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3780 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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