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41-29153

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 506th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Edward Applegate

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4129153 'Greenwich. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Vernie Brockman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4129153 'Greenwich. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Robert Franklin

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4129153 'Greenwich. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Glen Hartzell

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | general maintenance, spare bomber gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • Deward Johnson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4129153 'Greenwich. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Robert Marx

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4129153 'Greenwich. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Leon Mascola

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4129153 'Greenwich. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Esley Nelson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4129153 'Greenwich. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Raymond Poljanec

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4129153 'Greenwich. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Ronald Taylor

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4129153 'Greenwich. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

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Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 8 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 March 2015 21:22:31 Bill Morris Changes to media associations
Sources

www.b24bestweb.com via Fort Worth Aviation Museum

Date Contributor Update
06 March 2015 22:51:13 Bill Morris Changes to nicknames
Sources

www.b24bestweb.com via Fort Worth Aviation Museum

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

MACR 3850 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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