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B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 565th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Tzolag Aaronian

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 389th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) at Krefeld in B-24 Win, My Little Lady #4295088. The 9 man crew bailed at around 2200 feet altitude over Sevelen, Germany while trying to reach allied lines around 15 miles NW of Krefeld. 8 of the crew were captured. Tzolag was...

  • Joseph Andruskiewicz

    Military | Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Krefeld on 19 Feb 45 in B-24 'Win, Our Little Lady' #4295088

  • Arthur Cooper

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Krefeld on 19 fEb 45 in B-24 'Win, Our Little Lady' #4295088 Air Medal and 2 bronze stars

  • Raymond Govus

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Krefeld on 19 Feb 45 in B-24 'Win, Our Little Lady' #4295088

  • Raymond Graham

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 389th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crasshed at Krefeld on 19 feb 45 in B-24 'Win, Our Little Lady' #4295088

  • Carlos Hagvall

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Krefeld on 19 FEb 45 in B-24 'Win, My Little Lady' #4295088

  • Leo Mercer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Krefeld on 19 fEb 45 in B-24 'Win, Our Little Lady' #4295088

  • Frank Montrone

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Krefeld in 19 Feb 45 in B-24 'Win, Our Little Lady' #4295088

  • Bruno Salazar

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Krefeld on 18 Feb 45 in B-24 'Win, My Little Lady' #4295088

Places

  • Halesworth

    Military site : airfield
    Halesworth was constructed in 1942-1943. Initially planned as a bomber airfield, its location close to the Suffolk coast meant that it was in an ideal position to operate escort fighters, where range was a critical factor. Consequently, the 56th...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Hollland 19 February 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 12430 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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