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41-29542

B-24 Liberator

B-24H-15-CF
Original overseas complement of 34th BG, Project Number 92537.

Service

Units

  • 34th Bomb Group

    34th Bomb Group

    Group
    After forming part of the American defence force, first on America's east coast and then on its west, the Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force in April 1944 and entered combat in May 1944. The Group helped with the preparation for the Normandy...

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 18th Bomb Squadron
  • 391st Bomb Squadron
  • 702nd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Harold Allen

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 445th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 27 September 1994 in B-24 #4129542 'Green Hornet' AM/ PH

  • Andrew Fratta

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 27 September 1944 in B-24 #4129542 named 'Green Hornet'

  • Robert Fulton

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 445th Bomb Group
    POW Shot down on 9/27/44 on Kassel mission in B-24 'Green Hornet' #4129542 Died in 1967 in Brazil

  • Howard Jones

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 445th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down on Kassel mission on 9/27/44 in B-24 'Green Hornet' #4129542

  • Willis Meier

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down on 9/27/44 on Kassel mission in B-24 'Green Hornet' #4129542

  • Raymond Paulus

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 27 September 1944 in B-24 #4129542 'Green Hornet. '

  • Warren Pendleton

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down on 9/27/44 on Kassel mission in B-24 'Green Hornet #4129542

  • William Stremme

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 445th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down on 9/27/44 on Kassel mission in B-24 'Green Hornet' #4129542

  • Joseph Wilski

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 27 September 1944 in AC #4129542. 'Green Hornet' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 May 2019 08:12:29 phil marchese Changes to description and events
Sources

Individual Aircraft Record Card

Date Contributor Update
02 May 2015 19:25:19 JasonR Changes to nicknames and unit associations
Sources

Mission records of the 34th Bomb Group. This plane flew dozens of missions in the 34th Bomb Group in different squadrons before being transferred to the 445th BG. http://valortovictory.tripod.com/b24s/41-29542.htm

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

MACR 9570 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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