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42-110184

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 755th Bomb Squadron

People

  • George Ablsen

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 458th Bomb Group

  • George Gebhart

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down near Fahrestoft in B-24 Shicago Shirl #42110184

  • Jerry Girardi

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 458th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Fahrestoft on 8/25/44 in B-24 Shicago Shirl #42110184 POW

  • Francis Morris

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 458th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed nar Fahrestoft on 8/25/44 in B-24 Shicago Shirl #42110184 POW

  • William Schaudt

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 458th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Fahrestoft on 8/25/44 in B-24 Shicato Shirl #42110184 POW

  • Frederick Schmidt

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed near Fahrestoft in B-24 Shicago Shirl #42110184

  • Philip Smith

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed near Fahrestoft on 8/25/44 in B-24 Shicago Shirl #42110184

  • Joseph Vacha

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 458th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down and crashed near Fahrestoft in B-24 Shicago Shirl #42110184

  • James Weick

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Fahrestoft on 8/25/44 in B-24 Shicago Shirl #42110184 POW

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 25 August 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 8295 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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