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42-94776

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 489th Bomb Group

    489th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 489th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Halesworth, Suffolk, for several months from May 1944 until later in the year. The Group flew tactical missions in support of ground forces in northern France. It was in this tactical role that the crews...

  • 845th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Crotty

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 489th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Hit by flak had mid air collision and crashed near Mannheim on 7/31/44 in B-24 Lethal Linda #4294776 POW

  • Herbert Diehl

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 489th Bomb Group
    Hit by flak had mid air collision and crashed near Mannheim on 7/31/44 in B-24 'Lethal Linda' #42-94776, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Robert Foster

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 489th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Hit by flak had mid air collision and crashed near Mannheim on 7/31/44 in B-24 Lethal Linda #4294776 POW

  • Harvey Jarantoski

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 489th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Hit by flak had mid air collision and crashed near Mannheim on 7/31/44 in B-24 Lethal Linda #4294776 POW

  • John McDermott

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 489th Bomb Group
    Hit by flak, had mid air collision and crashed near Mannheim in B-24 'Lethal Linda' #42-94776 on 7/31/44, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Edward Nadler

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 489th Bomb Group
    Hit by flak had mid air collision and crashed near Mannheim in B-24 'Lethal Linda' #42-94776, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Eugene Nagy

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 489th Bomb Group
    Hit by flak and had mid air collision and crashed near Mannheim on 7/31/44 in B-24 'Lethal Linda' #42-94776, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Frank Palmer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 489th Bomb Group
    Hit by flak had mid air collision and crashed near Mannheim on 7/31/44 in B-24 'Lethal Linda' #42-94776, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Calvin Robins

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 489th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Hit by flak had mid air collision and crashed near Mannheim on 7/31/44 in B-24 Lethal Linda #4294776 POW

  • Keith Turnham

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 489th Bomb Group
    Hit by flak had mid air collision and crashed near Mannheim on 7/31/44 in B-24 'Lethal Linda' #42-94776, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 31 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 May 2020 04:11:43 jmoore43 Changes to nicknames
Sources

Added the A/C nickname listed in the "Summary biography" sections of several crew including pilot “Frank A Palmer”.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 7753 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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