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42-95116

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 754th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Wintzell Been

    Military | Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by fighters and crashed at Mannheim on 7/31/44 in B-24 #4295116 POW

  • George Bradley

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bomber / Fighter pilot | 458th Bomb Group
    Enlisted in the army in 1935 and his first duties were with a lighter-than-air squadron at Scott Field, IL. Later he was transferred to a Flying Fortress outfit at Langley Field, VA. Flew as a gunner in B-17’s. He then trained as a bombardier and...

  • Bartholomew Catanzaro

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Co-Pilot | 458th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 754BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF. Completed Tour Duty (ETD). Awards: DFC, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Robert Clark

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed at Mannsheim in B-24 #4295116

  • Roy Cook

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 754BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF. Completed Tour Duty (ETD). Awards: DFC, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Robert Cowan

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 754BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF. Completed Tour Duty (ETD). Awards: DFC, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Gordon Dempsey

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed at Mannheim in B-24 #4295116

  • Gustave Duhon

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 754BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF. Completed Tour Duty (ETD). Awards: DFC, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • James Evans

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 458th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 754BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF. Completed Tour Duty (ETD). Appointed Assistant Squadron Adjutant. Awards: DFC, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Rudolph Gozora

    Military | Sergeant | Nose Gunner, Unknown | 458th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed at Mannheim in B-24 #4295116

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Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 31 July 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 7830 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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