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41-28822

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 487th Bomb Group

    487th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 487th Bomb Group began operations as preparations for D-Day were reaching their crescendo and played their part by bombing airfields in northern France. Like the 486th Bomb Group, the 487th switched to B-17 Flying Fortress for missions from 1...

  • 836th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Charles Crossley

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 487th Bomb Group
    Shot down 23 Jun 1944 in B-24H #41-28822. Killed in Action (KIA). AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster

  • James Glenn

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 487th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed near Brussels-Molenbeek, Belgium in B-24H #41-28822

  • Leslie Kraus

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 487th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down and crashed into channel in B-24H #41-28822

  • Bradford Rupe

    Military | Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner | 487th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed into Channel in B-24H #41-28822

  • John Snead

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 487th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 23 June 1944 in B-24H #41-28822 AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • William Spindler

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 487th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 23 June 1944 in AC #4128822. AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Merle Thies

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 487th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 23 June 1944 in B-24H #41-28822 AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Joseph Van Dyke

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 487th Bomb Group

  • Rudolph Zebora

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 487th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down and crashed into channel in B-24H #41-28822

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Belgium 23 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:05 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 6263 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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