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42-110152

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 492nd Bomb Group

    492nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group, after flying similar missions to other heavy bomb groups until the late summer of 1944, took up 'Carpetbagger' missions, transporting agents, supplies and propaganda leaflets to southern France. The Group was taking on the role of...

  • 856th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Donald Decker

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Engineer | 492nd Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighter at Stralsund on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42110152 Prisoner of War (POW) POW

  • Terry Diggs

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42110152 near Stralsund Prisoner of War (POW) POW

  • George Faucher

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed at Stralsund on 6/20/44 in BB-24 #42110152 Prisoner of War (POW) POW

  • John McSpirit

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 492nd Bomb Group
    Shot down at Stralsund on 6/20/44 in B-24 42-110152. Prisoner of War.

  • William Moore

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters at Stralsund on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42110152 Killed in Action (KIA) KIA

  • Roy Patterson

    Military | Sergeant | Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters on 6/20/44 at Stralsund in B-24 #42110152 Killed in Action (KIA) KIA

  • Oscar Puckett

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 492nd Bomb Group
    Shot down at Stralsund by fighters on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42110152 Prisoner of War (POW)

  • Miguel Reyes

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters at Stralsund on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42110152 Killed in Action (KIA) Memorialized on the Wall of the Missing at the American War Cemetery Margraten in the Netherlands.

  • Orville Stichweh

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters at Stralsund on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42110152 Prisoner of War (POW) POW

  • Edgar Tabb

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 492nd Bomb Group
    Shot down at Stralsund by fighters on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42110152 Prisoner of War (POW) POW

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Over Water (OW) Baltic Sea 20 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 7084 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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