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42-7569

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 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...

  • 701st Bomb Squadron

People

  • Marvin Abrams

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down in flames after fighter attacks and crashed near Einbeck, GR on a mission to Brunswick on 20 Feb 1944 in B-24H #42-7569 'Sky Wolf'. Killed in Action (KIA). AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Monroe Cohea

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down in flames after fighter attacks and crashed near Einbeck, GR on a mission to Brunswick on 20 Feb 1944 in B-24H #42-7569 'Sky Wolf'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Morris Hankin

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down in flames after fighter attacks and crashed near Einbeck, GR on a mission to Brunswick on 20 Feb 1944 in B-24H #42-7569 'Sky Wolf'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • John Lamar

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 445th Bomb Group

  • Robert McMeckin

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 445th Bomb Group

  • Stanley Neal

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 445th Bomb Group

  • Harry Rosenthal

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down in flames after fighter attacks and crashed near Einbeck, GR on a mission to Brunswick on 20 Feb 1944 in B-24H #42-7569 'Sky Wolf'. Killed in Action (KIA). AM/ PH

  • Bonifacio Salmon

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down in flames after fighter attacks and crashed near Einbeck, GR on a mission to Brunswick on 20 Feb 1944 in B-24H #42-7569 'Sky Wolf'. Killed in Action (KIA). AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Kenneth Stacey

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down in flames after fighter attacks and crashed near Einbeck, GR on a mission to Brunswick on 20 Feb 1944 in B-24H #42-7569 'Sky Wolf'. Killed in Action (KIA).

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 20 February 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:05 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 2439 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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