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41-29470

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 492nd Bomb Group

    492nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group, after flying similar missions to other heavy bomb groups until the late summer of 1944, took up 'Carpetbagger' missions, transporting agents, supplies and propaganda leaflets to southern France. The Group was taking on the role of...

  • 856th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Charles Black

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed in Brussels in B-24 #4129470

  • Lee Hampton

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 492nd Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed at Brussels on 6/23/44 in B-24 #4129470 POW

  • Morton Kern

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 492nd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed at Brussels in B-24 #4129470

  • David McClenny

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War. Shot down by flak and crashed at Brussels on 6/23/44 in B-24 41-29470

  • John Monroe

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) shot down by flak and crashed at Brussels in B-24 #4129470

  • Henry Sumowski

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed at Brussels in B-24 #4129470

  • Jack Swan

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed at Brussels on 6/23/44 in B-24 #4129470

  • Michael Trotta

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) shot down by flak and crashed at Brussels in B-24 #4129470

  • Arthur Vincent

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed at Brussels in B-24 #4129470

  • Thomas Yandoh

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 492nd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak and crashed at Brussels in B-24 #4129470

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Belgium 23 June 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 6242 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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