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41-29137

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 706th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Ewald Braeuning

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW). Hit by flak and crashed at Bussin in B-24 Dry Run 41-29137 on 8/4/44 POW

  • James Cole

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Hit by flak and crashed at Bussin in B-24 Dry Run #4129137

  • Nicholas Falletta

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed at Bussin on 8/4/44 in B-24 Dry Run #4129137 POW

  • Paul Kelly

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    9 missions. Shot down 4 August 1944 in AC #4129137. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Henry Krolikowski

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 446th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed at Bussin in B-24 Dry Run #4129137

  • Dallas Madland

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Hit by flak and crashed at Bussin in B-24 Dry Run #4129137 on 8/4/44 POW

  • William Masters

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    William Masters served as a ball turret gunner with the 704th Bomb Squadron of the 446th Bomb Group, flying missions out of Bungay, England. On 4 August 1944, he was flying in B-24 Dry Run #4129137 when it was shot down by flak and crashed at Bussin....

  • David Pigott

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer | 446th Bomb Group
    Shot down 4 August 1944 in AC #4129137 over Rostock. Prisoner of War (POW) in Stalag Luft IV, Poland. Marched to Stalag IIB February - March 1945. AM/ EAME

  • Frank Swiczkowski

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed at Bussin on 8/4/44 in B-24 Dry Run #4129137 POW

  • Russell Thiele

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed at Bussin on 8/4/44 in B-24 Dry Run #4129137 POW

Places

  • Bungay

    Military site : airfield
    From late November 1943, the three bases of Bungay, Seething and Hardwick were the stations of the 20th Combat Wing of the Eighth Air Force. The base had previously housed individual squadrons of the 310th Bomb Group (Twelfth Air Force) and of the 93rd...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 4 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 February 2015 20:41:50 Bill Morris Changes to nicknames
Sources

B-24 Nose Art Name Directory by Wallace R. Forman via Fort Worth Aviation Museum

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

MACR 7709 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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