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41-29331

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...

  • 755th Bomb Squadron

People

  • George Conlogue

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 458th Bomb Group
    Forced to ditch in the Channel on the return from a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 16 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29331 'Blondie's Folly'. RTD. POW

  • Gasper Desimone

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 458th Bomb Group

  • James Duffy

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Forced to ditch in the Channel on the return from a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 16 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29331 'Blondie's Folly'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • John Hulse

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 458th Bomb Group
    Forced to ditch in the Channel on the return from a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 16 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29331 'Blondie's Folly'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Carl Lee

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Forced to ditch in the Channel on the return from a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 16 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29331 'Blondie's Folly'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Richard Lowry

    Military | Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Forced to ditch in the Channel on the return from a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 16 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29331 'Blondie's Folly'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Michael Marino

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Forced to ditch in the Channel on the return from a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 16 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29331 'Blondie's Folly'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Peter Morrone

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Forced to ditch in the Channel on the return from a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 16 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29331 'Blondie's Folly'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Neil Peters

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 458th Bomb Group
    Forced to ditch in the Channel on the return from a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 16 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29331 'Blondie's Folly'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Theodore Wagner

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 458th Bomb Group
    Forced to ditch in the Channel on the return from a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 16 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29331 'Blondie's Folly'. Killed in Action (KIA).

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Over Water (OW) English Channel 16 March 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 March 2015 15:41:13 Bill Morris Changes to media associations
Sources

www.b24bestweb.com via Fort Worth Aviation Museum

Date Contributor Update
23 March 2015 14:50:51 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 3490 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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