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B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 467th Bomb Group

    467th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 467th Bomb Group, or the "Rackheath Aggies" as they came to be known, flew B-24 Liberators on missions from April 1944. Its air crews became known for their accuracy and the Group had the best overall standing for accuracy within the Eighth Air...

  • 789th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Walter Carson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 467th Bomb Group

  • Thornton Gillett

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 467th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed near Escalles in B-24 'Tailwind' #4129368

  • William Hale

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 467th Bomb Group

  • George Kunz

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 467th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed near Escalles in B-24 'Tailwind' #4129368 POW

  • Claude Maine

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 467th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) shot down by flak and crashed near Escalles in B-24 'Tailwind' #4129368 POW

  • Roger Manders

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 467th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed near Escalles in B-24 'Tailwind' #4129368 POW

  • Glenn Richardson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 467th Bomb Group

  • Edward Ruff

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 467th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed near Escalles on 7/11/44 in B-24 'Tailwind' #4129368 POW

  • James Underwood

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 467th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed near Escalles in B-24 'Tailwind' #4129368

  • Edward Zielinski

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 467th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed near Escalles in B-24 'Tailwind' #4129368

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Over Water (OW) North Sea 11 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 March 2015 21:23:45 Bill Morris Changes to media associations
Sources

www.b24bestweb.com via Fort Worth Aviation Museum

Date Contributor Update
29 March 2015 19:24:34 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 6931 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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