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42-51272

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 706th Bomb Squadron

People

  • James Champlain

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier, Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Shot down 30 November 1944 in B-24 #4251272. Killed in Action (KIA) (originally listed as Prisoner of War (POW)). Only survivor was the pilot

  • John Colson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    25 missions. Shot down 30 November 1944 in B-24 #4251272. Prisoner of War (POW). AM/ PH/ POW

  • Edward Gallagher

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Shot down 30 November 1944 in B-24 #4251272. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Werner Hohenstein

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Shot down 30 November 1944 in B-24 #4251272. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Howard Kieffer

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 446th Bomb Group
    Shot down 30 November 1944 in B-24 42-51272. Killed in Action (KIA). transferred from 489th BG/846th BS was member of Woerner's crew

  • Ernest Lanier

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Shot down 30 November 1944 in B-24 #4251272. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Joe Looney

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Shot down 30 November 1944 in B-24 #4251272. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Herman Moseman

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Shot down 30 November 1944 in B-24 #4251272. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Leon Nye

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Shot down 30 November 1944 in B-24 #4251272. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Desmond Steele

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Shot down 30 November 1944 in B-24 #4251272. Killed in Action (KIA). ...

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Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 30 November 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:53 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 11148 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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