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42-51530

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

  • 853rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Laverne Anderson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) at Anno-Tower in B-24 'Idiots Delight' #4251530

  • George Corona

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) at Anno-Tower in B-24 'Idiots Delight' #4251530

  • Woodrow Johnson

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) at Anno-Tower in B-24 'Idiots Delight' #4251530

  • Henry Mosley

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Anno Tower on 26-Nov-44 in B-24 'Idiots Delight' #42-51530

  • Harry Pollak

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 491st Bomb Group
    Crashed at Anno-Tower on 11/26/44 in B-24 'Idiots Delight' #42-51530, Prisoner of War (POW). ...

  • William Reese

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) crashed at Anno-Tower on 11/26/44 in B-24 'Idiots Delight' #4251530

  • Walter Reichenau

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Anno-Tower on 11/26/44 in B-24 'Idiots Delight' #4251530

  • Frank Spady

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 491st Bomb Group

  • Wayne Stewart

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) crashed at Anno-Tower in B-24 'Idiots Delight' #4251530

  • George Valachovic

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 491st Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Anno-Tower on 11/26/44 in B-24 'Idiots Delight' #42-51530

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 26 November 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 March 2015 02:02:32 Timothy McKeown Changes to nicknames and markings
Sources

C. Timothy McKeown

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

MACR 10767 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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