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42-41002

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

  • George Coe

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 22 December 1943 in B-24 #4241002. Killed in Action (KIA). AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Sargent Cox

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 22 December 1943 in B-24 #4241002. Killed in Action (KIA). AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Faine Doyal

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Tail Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 22 December 1943 in B-24 #4241002. Killed in Action (KIA). AM/ PH

  • Forrest Henson

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator | 93rd Bomb Group

  • Dale Mann

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 22 December 1943 in B-24 42-41002. Killed in Action (KIA). DFC/ AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Richard Mays

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator 41-23809. Shot down 22 December 1943 in B-24 42-41002. Killed in Action (KIA). DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Joe Nigro

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 22 December 1943 in B-24 #4241002. Killed in Action (KIA). AM/ PH

  • Joseph Novelli

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 22 December 1943 in B-24 #4241002. Killed in Action (KIA). AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Joseph Tate

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Co-Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 22 December 1943 in B-24 #42-41002. Killed in Action (KIA). Tate was acting command pilot. SS/ DFC w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ AM w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster, French CG/WP

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Hollland 22 December 1943

Revisions

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

MACR 2183 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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