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42-94821

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 490th Bomb Group

    490th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 490th Bomb Group, like the 486th and 487th Bomb Groups transitioned from flying B-24 Liberators to B-17 Flying Fortresses, which were used in combat missions from late August 1944. Based at Eye, Suffolk, the Group were focused in the early months...

People

  • Robert Bomers

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator | 490th Bomb Group

  • John Dunn

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 490th Bomb Group

  • John Dvorak

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 490th Bomb Group

  • Richard Ehelebe

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 490th Bomb Group

  • Edward Fischer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 490th Bomb Group

  • Robert Greene

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 490th Bomb Group

  • Donald Nagle

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 490th Bomb Group

  • Eugene Potter

    Military | Corporal | Ball Turret Gunner | 490th Bomb Group
    INT Damaged by flak and landed in Switzerland on 7/21/44 in B-24 Pete The Pelican 42-94821

  • Kenneth Roberts

    Military | Corporal | Tail Gunner | 490th Bomb Group

  • James Smith

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 490th Bomb Group

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 21 July 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 7843 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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