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Belle of Boston, 42-52404

Connections

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

  • Homer Ausman

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) on mission to Brunswick, Germany. Plane crashed shortly after takeoff.

  • Sherman Cassidy

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Top Turret Gunner
    WIA on Brunswick German on 8 May 1944

  • Patrick Cook

    Military | Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) on mission to Brunswick, Germany

  • Wayne Danielson

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner/Airplane Armorer
    Killed in Action (KIA) in B24 AC-42-52404. Plane crashed shortly after takeoff.

  • Arthur Doyle

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    WIA on mission to Brunswick, Germany on 8 May 1944

  • Raymond Hunter

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer
    Killed in Action (KIA) in B24 AC-42-52404. Plane crashed shortly after takeoff.

  • Paul Kingsley

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) on mission to Brunswick, Germany. Plane crashed shortly after takeoff.

  • Albert Nix

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner
    WIA on mission to Brunswick, Germany on 8 May 1944

  • John Rogenmuser

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    WIA on mission to Brunswick, Germany on 8 May 1944

  • Ben Wishinski

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Radio Operator
    Killed in Action (KIA) in B24 AC-42-52404. Plane crashed shortly after takeoff.

Aircraft

Locations

  • Horsham St Faith

    Military site : airfield
    Horsham St Faith was an RAF Bomber Command Station opened in June 1940. It was home to Bristol Blenheim medium-bombers, and was for a time occupied by fighters, including those of No. 19 Squadron and No. 264 Squadron. From September 1942 the airfield...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 March 2015 12:25:33 usxpat Changes to person associations
Sources

458bg.com

Date Contributor Update
21 March 2015 09:54:22 usxpat Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.458bg.com/crew42kingsley.htm
http://www.frettenham.org.uk/villagehistory.htm

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