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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...

  • 752nd Bomb Squadron

People

  • John Bacon

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed at Waldrach in B-24 #4128942 on 8/9/44 POW

  • Milton Grayson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 458th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed at Waldrach on 8/9/44 in B-24 #4128942

  • John Jr

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 458th Bomb Group

  • Walter Jr

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 458th Bomb Group

  • George Koehn

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 458th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at St Zizier in B-24 #4252348

  • Walter Luke

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed at Waldrach on 8/9/44 in B-24 #4128942 POW

  • Willard Middlekauff

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed at Waldrach on 8/9/44 in B-24 #4128942 POW

  • George Olson

    Military | Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed at Waldrach on 8/9/44 in B-24 #4128942 POW

  • Evert Thompson

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 458th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed at Waldrach on 8/9/44 in B-24 #4128942 POW

  • Daniel Walker

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed at Waldrach on 8/9/44 in B-24 #4128942 POW

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 9 August 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 7890 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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