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42-72866

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 565th Bomb Squadron

People

  • George Agee

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 April 1944 in B-24 #42-72866 'Jackass Male', Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Victor Byrd

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 April 1944 in B-24 #4272866 'Jackass Male. ' Evaded.

  • Clemens Gramling

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 389th Bomb Group

  • William Knowles

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 April 1944 in B-24 #4272866 'Jackass Male. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Allen Machia

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 April 1944 in B-24 #4272866 'Jackass Male. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Cletus Nitsch

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 April 1944 in B-24 #4272866 'Jackass Male. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Randolph Peale

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 April 1944 in B-24 #4272866 'Jackass Male. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Jack Slaughter

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 April 1944 in B-24 #4272866 'Jackass Male. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • William Sylvester

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 April 1944 in B-24 #4272866 'Jackass Male. ' Killed in Action (KIA). Air Medal w 2/Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Charles Tingle

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 April 1944 in B-24 #4272866 'Jackass Male. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 1 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:02 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3597 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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