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41-29496

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 506th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Coyle Acuff

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 388th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) - shot down by flak and crashed near Paris on 6/27/44 in B-24 41-29496 POW

  • Raymond Cormick

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • John Farrell

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • Glen Hartzell

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | general maintenance, spare bomber gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • Paul Richardson

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • Robert Ries

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • Bernie Scudday

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • Carl Tepe

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • Anthony Ventura

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • Lester Warren

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

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Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 27 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 June 2015 16:16:25 Bill Morris Changes to media associations
Sources

www.b24bestweb.com via Fort Worth Aviation Museum

Date Contributor Update
10 May 2015 19:15:28 Bill Morris Changes to nicknames and unit associations
Sources

www.b24bestweb.com via Fort Worth Aviation Museum

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

MACR 6744 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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