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B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 453rd Bomb Group

    453rd Bomb Group

    Group
    As well as strategic bombardment missions, the 453rd Bomb Group also ferried cargo on two occasions. They hauled petrol, blankets, and rations to France in September 1944 and dropped ammunition, food and medical supplies near Wesel during the airborne...

  • 734th Bomb Squadron

People

  • William Acton

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 May 1944 in B-24 #4252169 'Lucky Penny. ' Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Duval Angelle

    Military | Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 May 1944 in B-24 #4252169 'Lucky Penny. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Angelo Aratari

    Military | Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 May 1944 in B-24 #4252169 'Lucky Penny. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Billie Button

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 May 1944 in B-24 #4252169 'Lucky Penny. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • John Dudash

    Military | Private | Tail Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 May 1944 in B-24 #4252169 'Lucky Penny. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Hiram Gill

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 May 1944 in B-24 #4252169 'Lucky Penny. 'Killed in Action (KIA) Purple Heart

  • Thomas Jr

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 453rd Bomb Group

  • Charles Passica

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 May 1944 in B-24 #4252169 'Lucky Penny. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Charles Pessica

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Engineer / right waist gunner | 453rd Bomb Group

  • Eugene Stephens

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 May 1944 in B-24 #4252169 'Lucky Penny. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

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Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 8 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:54 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 4594 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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