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William H. "Buddy" Peters B-24 at Tibenham airfield

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...

People

  • William Peters

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down 8 May 1944 on 9th mission in B-24 #4294957. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

Aircraft

Missions

  • 344

    8 May 1944

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
12 August 2018 01:27:11 jimicrab Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

Photo courtesy of my uncle, Mike Crabtree

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