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42-52335

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 754th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Behrens

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Shot down 25 April 1944 in B-24 #4252335 'Admirable Little Character. ' Evaded.

  • Charles Bieber

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 458th Bomb Group
    Shot down 25 April 1944 in B-24 #4252335 'Admirable Little Character. ' Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Richard Carthy

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 458th Bomb Group

  • John Combs

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 458th Bomb Group
    Shot down 25 April 1944 in B-24 #4252335 'Admirable Little Character. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Eugene Hoag

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 458th Bomb Group
    Shot down 25 April 1944 in B-24 #4252335 'Admirable Little Character. ' Evaded.

  • Anthony Keon

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 458th Bomb Group

  • Clayton Miller

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Clayton Miller served as a ball turrent gunner with the 458th Bomb Group. ...

  • Charles Roof

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 458th Bomb Group
    Shot down 25 April 1944 in B-24 #4252335 'Admirable Little Character. ' Evaded.

  • Harry Tamboer

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Shot down 25 April 1944 in B-24 #4252335 'Admirable Little Character. ' Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Joe Wagner

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Shot down 25 April 1944 in B-24 #4252335 'Admirable Little Character. ' Killed in Action (KIA). PH

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 25 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 January 2017 09:31:13 ErikWineke Changes to nicknames and media associations
Sources

My Grandfather was on the plane when it was shot down

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

MACR 4342 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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