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42-109827

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 506th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Jack Freeman

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #42109827. Prisoner of War (POW) POW

  • Jeane Hicks

    Military | Left Waist Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • Stanley Murach

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 42-109827. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Robert Neutze

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #42109827. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Charles Radu

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #42109827. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Robert Schuyler

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 42-109827. Killed in Action (KIA). ...

  • Joseph Smith

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • Charles Springs

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #42109827. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Dallas Sprinkle

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #42109827. Prisoner of War (POW) POW

  • Charles Winn

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #42109827. Prisoner of War (POW) POW

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 8 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 April 2016 14:55:49 Jelle Changes to media associations
Sources

b24-j
Flying Eightballs
Flying Eight Balls
Flying Eight Ball's
Robert E Schuyler

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

MACR 3858 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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