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42-50321

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 702nd Bomb Squadron

People

  • James Bridgeo

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 27 September 1944 in B-24 #4250321' Ft Worth Maid' AM 2Oak Leaf Cluster, PH

  • John Dent

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Navigator; Bombardier | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 27 September 1944 in B-24 #4250321. 'Fort Worth Maid' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Charles Graham

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 445th Bomb Group
    B-24 #42-50321, 'Ft. Worth Maid. ' Sollien crew. Shot down by Me109s 27 September 1944, Kassel. Was on 96 day rear march 700 miles before being liberated by Montgomery's 2nd Div. 24 missions flown from 06 July 1944-27 Sept 1944. Missions: 6 July 1944...

  • Wesley Hudelson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 445th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down near Herleshausen on 9/27/44 in B-24 'Fort Worth Maid' #4250321

  • Robert Imhoff

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 27 September 1944 in B-24 #42-50321 'Fort Worth Maid' AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • William Koening

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 445th Bomb Group

  • Malcolm MacGregor

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down over Germany in the Kassel Mission.

  • Ernest Maynard

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer | 445th Bomb Group
    Maynard served on 34 missions over Germany as a crew chief on B-24 Liberators. He also undertook maintenance and servicing of training aircraft for 8 months in the United States, carrying out pre-flight and daily inspections.

  • Ammi Miller

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 445th Bomb Group

  • Carl Sollien

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 445th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down near Herleshausen on 9/27/44 in B24 'Fort Worth Maid' #4250321

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Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 27 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 December 2019 08:21:18 phil marchese Changes to markings
Sources

Marchese, B-24 identification matrix

Date Contributor Update
23 January 2019 09:49:04 Emily Changes to nicknames and markings
Sources

Image of the aircraft uploaded by user DJM

Date Contributor Update
23 January 2019 06:42:00 DJM Changes to media associations
Sources

Photo added by Don Madar - 1/23/19

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

MACR 9911 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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