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  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 705th Bomb Squadron


  • Robert McKinley

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Killed in Action (KIA) over base returning from mission on 7 June 1944 in B-24 #4251116

  • Robert Neumer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Robert Neumer was killed when B24 42-51116 crashed at Corner Farm, Rumburgh, on the morning of 7 June 1944. The mission to Alcenon, Northern France, had been scrubbed, and they were on their way home. 8 crew were killed. Robert is not named on the...

  • Charles Peck

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) crashed over Suffolk on 7 Jun 44 returning from mission in B-24 #4251116

  • Siegfried Profe

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Engineer
    Killed in Action (KIA) in crash over Suffolk, returning from mission in B-24 #4251116

  • Lyle Stevens

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) crashed over Suffolk after returning from mission in B-24 #4251116

  • Charles Tungeitt

    Military | Sergeant | Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) on 7 Jun 44 in B-24 #425116. Plane crashed after return to England

  • Paul Winkelman

    Military | Sergeant
    Plane crashed at Suffolk on return from mission on 7 Jun '44. Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Robert Zeller

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) crashed over Suffolk, Eng after returning from mission in B-24 #4251116

  • Louis Zusser

    Military | Sergeant | Photographer
    Killed in Action (KIA) parachute did not open after plane fell from sky. B-24 #4251116. [see note below: Louis Zusser did not die in this crash] ...


  • 42-51116 Nature's Nymph

    B-24 Liberator
    Returning from a mission in North-Western France, the aircraft crashed at Corner Farm, Rumburgh, on 7 June 1944. Although there are conflicting reports, it seems that there were 8 crew killed.



Date Contributor Update
17 April 2015 16:48:39 usxpat Created entry with caption and unit associations
Photo taken 20 June 2012, Gary Atkins