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41-29557

B-24 Liberator

B-24H 41-29557 E/L "Shadrach". Missing in Action Flak believed near Vagdeburg. Crashed at Wesermunde with 7BS. Pilot: Terry. Missing Air Crew Report #7697. 1 Killed in Action, 8 or 9 Prisoner of War.

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...

  • 7th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Bluford Adams

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 34th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed near Wesermunde on 8/5/44 in B-24 Shadrach #4129557 POW

  • Edgar Geoghegan

    Military | Flight Officer | Bombardier | 34th Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak and crashed at Wesermunde in B-24 "Shadrach" 41-29557. Prisoner of war.

  • Kenneth Halgren

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 34th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Hit by flak and crashed at Wesermunde on 8/5/44 in B-24 Shadrach #4129557 POW

  • Julian Hess

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 34th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed at Wesermunde on 8/5/44 in B-24 Shadrach #4129557 POW

  • Richard Jenkins

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 34th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed at Wesermunde on 8/5/44 in B-24 Shadrach #4129557 POW

  • William Schildman

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 34th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW). Shot down by flak and crashed at Wesermunde on 8/5/44 in B-24 Shadrach 41-29557 POW

  • John Terry

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 34th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed at Wesermunde on 8/5/44 in B-24 Shadrach #4129557 POW

  • Edmond Tymczyszyn

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner | 34th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed at Wesermunde on 8/5/44 in B-24 Shadrach #4129557 POW

  • Louis Zakaib

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 34th Bomb Group
    T/Sgt Louis A. Zakaib enlisted in Huntington, West Virginia on 19 January 1943. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 5 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 February 2020 16:27:35 general ira snapsorter Changes to description
Sources

http://valortovictory.tripod.com/1944-08.htm

Date Contributor Update
24 May 2019 10:30:55 phil marchese Changes to markings
Sources

Indivdual Aircraft Record Card

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

MACR 7697 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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