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Crew 16, Squadron 712, 448th Bombardment Group, 8th Air Force.
Top Row: Naseeb Tweel, Earle P. Durley, Lester Bise
??, ??, Billy Espich, ??, Clarence H. Stark, ??

Connections

Units

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 448th Bomb Group was a B-24 Liberator Group that flew out of Seething, Norfolk. The Group flew their first mission on the 22nd December 1943 and over the next eighteen months the air crews flew 262 missions over occupied Europe. These bombing...

  • 712th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Lester Bise

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner

  • Earle Durley

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    While on an operational mission to Cherbourg, FR on 21 Jan 1944 in B-24H #41-29208 a target marker went off in the a/c forcing four gunners to bale out. RTD.

  • Billy Espich

    Military | Sergeant

  • Clarence Stark

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Airplane Mechanic-Gunner, Top Turret Gunner

  • Naseeb Tweel

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator

Aircraft

  • 41-28583 'Rum Runner'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 713BS, 448BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Hit by flak 25-Apr-44. Landed in Switzerland. 9 x Interned. MACR 4300.

  • 41-28611 'Baby Shoes'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 712BS, 448BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Brandenburg, Germany. Last seen crossing the coast with one engine feathered 9-Mar-44, crashed Nth of Arendonk, Belgium. 1 x RTD, 9 x POW. MACR 3339.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 May 2019 12:52:22 StarksGrandson Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Iva Mae Stark's family photo archive.

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