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41-29149

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 700th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Jerome Aronov

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Brotterode on a mission to Gotha, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24H #41-29149 '4Q2'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Philip Costain

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 445th Bomb Group
    West Point graduate, Class of 1942. Shot down by fighters and crashed near Brotterode on a mission to Gotha, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24H #41-29149 '4Q2'. Killed in Action (KIA). ...

  • William Daly

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Brotterode on a mission to Gotha, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24H #41-29149 '4Q2'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Elroy Enlow

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Brotterode on a mission to Gotha, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24H #41-29149 '4Q2'. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • William Johnson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Brotterode on a mission to Gotha, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24H #41-29149 '4Q2'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Anthony La Polla

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Brotterode on a mission to Gotha, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24H #41-29149 '4Q2'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Joseph McManamon

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Brotterode on a mission to Gotha, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24H #41-29149 '4Q2'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • George Rice

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Brotterode on a mission to Gotha, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24H #41-29149 '4Q2'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Fred Shell

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Brotterode on a mission to Gotha, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24H #41-29149 '4Q2'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Ronald Short

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Brotterode on a mission to Gotha, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24H #41-29149 '4Q2'. Killed in Action (KIA).

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 24 February 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 January 2018 15:31:50 DRudell Changes to nicknames
Sources

http://www.445bg.org/files/445thBG_Acft.pdf

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

MACR 2557 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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