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B-24H-1-CF, serial number 41-29118

Connections

Units

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 703rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Augustus

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #4129118 'Nine Yanks and a Jerk. ' Evaded. E& E# 2068. Missing in Action (MIA) DATE: 12 APR 44-FREE DATE: OCT 44 HELPERS: M. Bollen, Burgomeister of Sart-les-Spa; Mme. Pagnoule and son Paul, 18 Rue Albert 1st. ,...

  • James Barnett

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #4129118 'Nine Yanks and a Jerk. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Charles Bowman

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #4129118 'Nine Yanks and a Jerk. ' Evaded.

  • Martin Clabaugh

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #4129118 'Nine Yanks and a Jerk. ' Killed in Action (KIA). AM/ PH

  • Frederick Cotron

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #41-29118 'Nine Yanks and a Jerk. ' Killed in Action (KIA). PH Killed in Action (KIA) 04/12/44

  • Charles Harpin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #4129118 'Nine Yanks and a Jerk. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Lloyd Hermanski

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #4129118 'Nine Yanks and a Jerk. ' Evaded.

  • Raymond Ouellette

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #4129118 'Nine Yanks and a Jerk. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Robert Pritchett

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #4129118 'Nine Yanks and a Jerk. ' Evaded.

  • Gilbert Shawn

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot
    Shot down on a mission in Zwickan. Parachuted into Belgium where with friends and the AUnderground worked his way to Sedan, France (before the invaasion , Time behind enemy lines was six months.

Aircraft

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 235 BIG WEEK - DAY 6

    25 February 1944
    On this final operation of BIG WEEK, Day 6, a combined force of 754 heavy bombers from 1st, 2nd and 3rd Air Divisions are despatched to bomb the German aircraft industries at Regensburg, Augsburg, Stuttgart and Furth, Germany. Mission Summary follows: ...

Locations

  • Tibenham

    Military site : airfield
    Tibenham was built in 1941-1942 by W and C French Ltd with a standard 2,000 yard main runway, and two other runways both 1,400 feet in length. Accommodation was provided for a full USAAF heavy bomber group in dispersed sites. Personnel of the 320th...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 November 2015 15:54:00 ED-BB Changes to unit associations, person associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

MACR 3829

Date Contributor Update
27 February 2015 18:39:09 Bill Morris Changes to collection and caption
Sources

www.b24bestweb.com via Fort Worth Aviation Museum

Date Contributor Update
27 February 2015 18:18:15 Bill Morris Created entry
Sources

www.b24bestweb.com via Fort Worth Aviation Museum

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