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41-28583

B-24 Liberator

Assigned to 713BS, 448BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Hit by flak 25-Apr-44. Landed in Switzerland. 9 x Interned. MACR 4300.

Service

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 448th Bomb Group was a B-24 Liberator Group that flew out of Seething, Norfolk. The Group flew their first mission on the 22nd December 1943 and over the next eighteen months the air crews flew 262 missions over occupied Europe. These bombing...

  • 713th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Demo Darantos

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Shot down 25 April 1944 in B-24 #4128583 'Rum Runner. ' Landed in Switzerland. Interned.

  • Bernard Gurr

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 448th Bomb Group

  • Lorenz Johnson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 448th Bomb Group
    Shot down 25 April 1944 in B-24 #4128583 'Rum Runner. ' Landed in Switzerland. Interned.

  • Harry Kebler

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 448th Bomb Group

  • Thomas Lee

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Shot down 25 April 1944 in B-24 #4128583 'Rum Runner. ' Landed in Switzerland. Interned.

  • Robert Lehman

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 448th Bomb Group
    Shot down 25 April 1944 in B-24 #4128583 'Rum Runner. ' Landed in Switzerland. Interned. Earlier 8 December 1943 AC B-24H#42-52135 crash landed at Wick, South Wales on ferry flight from Morroco. 14 RTD.

  • Harry Quillen

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Shot down 25 April 1944 in B-24 #4128583 'Rum Runner. ' Landed in Switzerland. Interned.

  • Luther Rummage

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Shot down 25 April 1944 in B-24 #4128583 'Rum Runner. ' Landed in Switzerland. Interned.

  • George Schibler

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Shot down 25 April 1944 in B-24 #4128583 'Rum Runner. ' Landed in Switzerland. Interned.

  • Clarence Stark

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Airplane Mechanic-Gunner, Top Turret Gunner | 448th Bomb Group

Places

  • Seething

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Seething had three concrete runways, 51 hardstandings of both loop and 'frying-pan’ types, and two T2 hangars, one on each side of the airfield. It was home to the 448th Bomb Group, equipped with...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Tulsa, OK, USA 1943

Built by Douglas.

Delivered Oklahoma, USA 1943

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned Seething, Norwich NR15, UK 1944

Assigned to 713BS, 448BG, 8AF USAAF.

Failed to Return (FTR) Switzerland 25 April 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) Hit by flak 25-Apr-44. Landed in Switzerland. 9 x Interned. MACR 4300.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 August 2016 21:13:55 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, nicknames, description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmacr.asp?MACR=4300
https://www.fold3.com/image/28631286/?terms=41-28583

Date Contributor Update
18 May 2015 02:27:42 scooter6793 Changes to nicknames
Sources

Update

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:04 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 4300 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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