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Consolidated B-24D Liberator 41-23672 'Double Trouble' 328th BS, 93rd BG, 8th AF.

NARA Ref 3A45218-3A46062.

Rear L-R: 2nd Lt Gerald G Gray, 2nd Lt Frank T Lewis, Lt Bernard Abels and Capt Benjamin F Riggs.
Front L-R: S/Sgt Edwin J Malloy, S/Sgt George R Creadon, T/Sgt Stephen V Meddling, S/Sgt Michael J Reilly, T/Sgt Marlin E Staller and S/Sgt Harry Cottingham.

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 328th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Bernard Abel

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot
    27 missions

  • Harry Cottingham

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) 19 January 1943, Shot down over Tunisia, bailed out over ocean. Body never recovered. B-24 41-23672 'Double Trouble' was shot down over Sousse, Tunisia and crashed in the sea near the coast of Tunisia. ...

  • George Creadon

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) 19 January 1943 when B-24 41-23672 'Double Trouble' was shot down over Sousse, Tunisia and crashed in the sea near the coast of Tunisia. AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Gerald Gray

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    19 January 1943 B-24 41-23672 'Double Trouble' was shot down over Sousse, Tunisia and crashed in the sea near the coast of Tunisia. Gray is listed as one of 2 Prisoner of War (POW)s from the crew.

  • Frank Lewis

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) 19 January 1943 when B-24 41-23672 'Double Trouble' was shot down over Sousse, Tunisia and crashed in the sea near the coast of Tunisia. AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Edwin Malloy

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) 19 January 1943 when B-24 41-23672 'Double Trouble' was shot down over Sousse, Tunisia and crashed in the sea near the coast of Tunisia. AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Stephen Medling

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Killed in Action (KIA) 19 January 1943 when B-24 41-23672 'Double Trouble' was shot down over Sousse, Tunisia and crashed in the sea near the coast of Tunisia. AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Michael Reilly

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) 19 January 1943 when B-24 41-23672 'Double Trouble' was shot down over Sousse, Tunisia and crashed in the sea near the coast of Tunisia. AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Benjamin Riggs

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) 19 January 1943 when B-24 41-23672 'Double Trouble' was shot down over Sousse, Tunisia and crashed in the sea near the coast of Tunisia. DFC/ AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Marlin Staller

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) 19 January 1943 when B-24 41-23672 'Double Trouble' was shot down over Sousse, Tunisia and crashed in the sea near the coast of Tunisia. AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

Aircraft

  • 41-23672 'Double Trouble'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 328th BS, 93rd BG, 8th AF. Failed to Return (FTR) Over Water (OW). Lost to flak and fighters on 19-Jan-43. Crashed into the sea 150 miles S.E. of Malta. MACR 15484.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 August 2016 11:33:49 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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