Crew of B24J, Serial 42-51481 with Captain Dean B. Strain (upper left). My wife's uncle William E. Neigh kneeling second from left. 8th Air Force 491st Group, 853 Squadron. Lost over Harburg near Hamburg on January 17, 1945. No remains recovered.
The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...
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Killed in Action (KIA) at Meckelfeld (Harburg, Luneburg, Niedersachsen, Lower Saxony Germany) in B-24 #42-51481