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42-110236

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 409th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Allison

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Abandoned the mission to the a/c factory at Gotha, GR due to a fuel leak and crashed in the woods at Bad Kissinger District, Bavaria, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100236. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • James Altizer

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Was on 1 Aug '43 Ploesti raid and was interned in Turkey for a while. Abandoned the mission to the a/c factory at Gotha, GR due to a fuel leak and crashed in the woods at Bad Kissinger District, Bavaria, GR. ...

  • William Bland

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Abandoned the mission to the a/c factory at Gotha, GR due to a fuel leak and crashed in the woods at Bad Kissinger District, Bavaria, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100236. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Rodolph Case

    Military | Flight Officer | Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Abandoned the mission to the a/c factory at Gotha, GR due to a fuel leak and crashed in the woods at Bad Kissinger District, Bavaria, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100236. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Floyd Conover

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Abandoned the mission to the a/c factory at Gotha, GR due to a fuel leak and crashed in the woods at Bad Kissinger District, Bavaria, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100236. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Robert Jakobe

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Abandoned the mission to the a/c factory at Gotha, GR due to a fuel leak and crashed in the woods at Bad Kissinger District, Bavaria, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100236. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Charles Shephard

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Abandoned the mission to the a/c factory at Gotha, GR due to a fuel leak and crashed in the woods at Bad Kissinger District, Bavaria, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100236. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • John Taylor

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 93rd Bomb Group
    Abandoned the mission to the a/c factory at Gotha, GR due to a fuel leak and crashed in the woods at Bad Kissinger District, Bavaria, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100236. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Roland Walker

    Military | Corporal | Ball Turret Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Abandoned the mission to the a/c factory at Gotha, GR due to a fuel leak and crashed in the woods at Bad Kissinger District, Bavaria, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100236. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Kenneth Wolgemuth

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Abandoned the mission to the a/c factory at Gotha, GR due to a fuel leak and crashed in the woods at Bad Kissinger District, Bavaria, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100236. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 24 February 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 2906 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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