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42-51355

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...

  • 703rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • William Aaron

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator, Top Turret Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 09/27/44 Shot down on Kassel mission crashed at Krauthausen in B-24 #4251355

  • Louis Ajello

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 445th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down on Kassel mission and crashed at Krauthausen in B-24 #4251355

  • Truman Armstrong

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 445th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA). Shot down on Kassel mission and crashed at Krauthausen in B-24 42-51355

  • Laurence Barben

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 445th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down on Kassel mission crashed at Krauthausen in B-24 #4251355

  • Roy Bolin

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 445th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down on Kassel mission crashed at Krauthausen in B-24 #4251355

  • Tage Frederickson

    Military | Sergeant | Armorer; Gunner, Left Waist Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 09/27/44

  • Robert Oleson

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down on Kassel mission and crashed near Krauthausen in B-24 #4251355

  • Orland Schooley

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down on Kassel mission on 9/27/44 and crashed near Krauthausen Only survivor of crew in B-24 #4251355

  • Charles Weatherly

    Military | Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 27 September 1944 in B-24 #4251355

Events

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

Revisions

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

MACR 9393 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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