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41-29391

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Paul Arnold

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Ivan Cushenberry

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer - Top Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 13 May 1944 in B-17 #4129391 'Little Lulu. ' Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Marcus Dunham

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 13 May 1944 in B-17 #4129391 'Little Lulu. ' Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Howard Fein

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 13 May 1944 in B-17 #4129391 'Little Lulu. ' Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Floyd Gilbert

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Verner Gottschalk

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 13 May 1944 in B-24 #4129391 'Little Lulu. ' Killed in Action (KIA). Gottschalk was originally a member of the Norman Flynn Crew, however he missed the mission on which the Flynn Crew flew their battle damaged B-24 to internment in...

  • John Hardy

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 13 May 1944 in B-17 #4129391 'Little Lulu. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Leo Kempner

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 13 May 1944 in B-17 #4129391 'Little Lulu. ' Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • George Kerrigan

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 13 May 1944 in B-17 #4129391 'Little Lulu. ' Killed in Action (KIA). ...

  • Clinton Kraft

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Right Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 13 May 1944 in B-17 #4129391 'Little Lulu. ' Killed in Action (KIA). PH

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Missions

  • 8th Air Force 273

    22 March 1944
    The German aviation industries at Oraneinburg and Basdorf were the intended primary target for this mission but dense cloud cover prevented the attack on these targets. The secondary target of Berlin, Germany and surrounding Targets of Opportunity (TOs...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 13 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 October 2014 15:19:58 466thHistorian Changes to nicknames, markings and media associations
Sources

Chris Brassfield

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

MACR 4824 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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