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42-94885

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

  • William Bogan

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 490th Bomb Group

  • James Convery

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

  • Marvin Hild

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

  • Francis Kemp

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 490th Bomb Group

  • Glenn Larson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 490th Bomb Group
    Shot down 6 June 1944 in B-24 42-94885. Plane ditched in Channel. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Douglas McAusland

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 490th Bomb Group
    Shot down 6 June 1944 in B-24 42-94885. Plane ditched in Channel. Returned to base.

  • William Murphy

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

  • Jerome Neal

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

  • Peter Pokrifcsak

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 490th Bomb Group

  • Peter Pokrifcsak

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 490th Bomb Group
    Shot down 6 June 1944 in B-24 #4294885. Plane ditched in Channel. Killed in Action (KIA). ...

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Missions

  • 394

    6 June 1944
    D-Day. Start of Operation Overlord.

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) England 6 June 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 6299 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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