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42-94849

B-24 Liberator

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

  • David Dean

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 34th Bomb Group
    Damaged by flak and ditched in channel on 6/25/44 in B-24 Maid of Fury 42-94849 RTD

  • Harry Ferris

    Military | Co-Pilot | 34th Bomb Group
    Maid of Fury' B-24 AC 42-94849 ditched in the English Channel with fuel lines severed and 3 engines out. German fighters and heavy flak took its toll. Pilot Dean and 3 others were picked up by a British destroyer. Other crew Killed in Action (KIA) or...

  • William Gibson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Nose Gunner | 34th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 25 June 1944 Damaged by flak and ditched in channel in B-24 Maid of Fury 42-94849

  • Clifford Hayes

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 34th Bomb Group
    Damaged by flak and ditched in channel on 6/25/44 in B-24 Maid of Fury 42-94849 RTD

  • Leslie Holt

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 34th Bomb Group
    RTD Damaged by flak and ditched in channel in B-24 Maid of Fury 42-94849.

  • Lawrence Kordes

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 34th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Damaged by flak and ditched in channel in B-24 Maid of Fury 42-94849

  • Stephen Leckenby

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 34th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 25 June 1944 Damaged by flak and ditched in Channel on B-24 'Maid of Fury' 42-94849,

  • Raymond Maurer

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 34th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 26 June 1944 in AC 42-94849. Damaged by flak and ditched in channel in B-24 'Maid of Fury'

  • Kenneth Palmer

    Military | Major | Navigator | 34th Bomb Group
    Damaged by flak and ditched in channel on 6/25/44 in B-24 'Maid of Fury' 42-94849. RTD DFC/ AM

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 25 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 May 2019 18:20:50 phil marchese Changes to production block number and markings
Sources

IARC
B-24 ID Matrix

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

MACR 7372 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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