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42-94818

B-24 Liberator

34th BG overseas movement, Project No. 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...

  • 7th Bomb Squadron

People

  • George Bernard

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 34th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 July 1944 in AC 42-94818. Killed in Action (KIA). Air Medal, Purple Heart

  • Clayton Borowski

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 34th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 July 1944 in AC #4294818. Killed in Action (KIA). AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Jerome Boshears

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 34th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 July 1944 in AC #4294818. Killed in Action (KIA). AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Raymond Engelhart

    Military | Master Sergeant | Crew chief | 34th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 7BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: GC, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • John Flood

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 34th Bomb Group
    RTD Had mechanical failure and ditched in channel on 7/9/44 in B-24 #4294818

  • Warren Geiger

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 34th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 9 July 1944 PH

  • John Gronouski

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 34th Bomb Group
    Had mechanical failure and ditched in channel on 7/9/44 in B-24 #42-94818, RTD.

  • Joe Holder

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 34th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 9 July 1944 in AC #4294818 AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Norman Portwood

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 34th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 9 July 1944 in AC #4294818.

  • Edwin Smith

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 34th Bomb Group
    Had mechanical failure and ditched in channel on 7/9/44 in B-24 #42-94818, Returned to Duty (RTD).

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Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Over Water (OW) English Channel 9 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 May 2019 13:45:47 phil marchese Changes to production block number, markings and description
Sources

IARC

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

MACR 7802 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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