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42-52174

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

  • Ernest Gammon

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    INT Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 8/25/44 in B-24 Hoo Jive #4252174

  • Robert Gustafson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    INT Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 8/25/44 in B-24 Hoo Jive #4252174

  • Robert Hunt

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 453rd Bomb Group
    INT Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 8/25/44 in B-24 Hoo Jive #4252174

  • Charles Huntoon

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 453rd Bomb Group
    On 25 August 1944 (next to last mission), made it to Sweden with 1 1/2 engines at landing. Having been in aircraft engineering prior to being a pilot, was asked if I would help with the maintenance of our B-24s being held in internment. As a result,...

  • Fletcher Jr

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group

  • Robert Jr

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group

  • Edgar Parmentier

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator | 453rd Bomb Group
    INT Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 8/25/44 in B-24 Hoo Jive #4252174

  • Robert Pierce

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 453rd Bomb Group
    INT Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 8/25/44 in B-24 Hoo Jive #4252174

  • Harold Sela

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 453rd Bomb Group
    INT Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 8/25/44 in B-24 Hoo Jive #4252174

  • Lloyd Smith

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot/co-pilot | 453rd Bomb Group

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Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 25 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 March 2018 17:10:27 oconnornj Changes to nicknames, markings and media associations
Sources

https://www.ima-usa.com/products/original-u-s-wwii-b-24-liberator-hoo-ji...

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

MACR 8293 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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