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42-40550

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 801st Bomb Group

    801st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 801st Bomb Group was established as part of the Eighth Air Force in late March 1944 to carry out 'Carpetbagger' missions. These were night missions over France and other parts of occupied Europes to support resistance forces by dropping in agents,...

  • 406th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Auda

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 801st Bomb Group
    Shot down 28/29 May 1944 in B-24 #4240550. Evaded.

  • Wallis Cozzens

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 801st Bomb Group
    Shot down 28/29 May 1944 in B-24 #4240550. Evaded.

  • Dirvin Diehl

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 801st Bomb Group
    Shot down 28/29 May 1944 in B-24 #4240550. Evaded.

  • Richard Hawkins

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 801st Bomb Group
    Shot down 28/29 May 1944 in B-24 #4240550. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Henry III

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 801st Bomb Group

  • Dale Loucks

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner | 801st Bomb Group
    Shot down 28/29 May 1944 in B-24 #4240550. Evaded.

  • Frederick Tuttle

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 801st Bomb Group
    Shot down 28/29 May 1944 in B-24 #4240550. Evaded.

  • Carmen Vozzella

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 801st Bomb Group
    Shot down 28/29 May 1944 in B-24 #4240550. Evaded.

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Belgium 28 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:52 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 5239 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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