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Baldamore Garcia


Shot down 22 February 1945 in B-24 #44-10491 'Iron Duke', Killed in Action (KIA).


Units served with

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 754th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-51110 Top O' The Mark

    B-24 Liberator
    Crash-landed 29 June 1944 at Horsham St Faith on return from Aschersleben mission after being hit by Anti-aircraft fire and set ablaze. The order to bail out was given, but before the fire was extinguished, two airmen bailed out due to failure of...

  • 44-10491

    B-24 Liberator
    Shot down 22 February 1945 on raid on marshaling yards at Peine, Germany. MACR 12675

Associated Place

  • Horsham St Faith

    Military site : airfield
    Horsham St Faith was an RAF Bomber Command Station opened in June 1940. It was home to Bristol Blenheim medium-bombers, and was for a time occupied by fighters, including those of No. 19 Squadron and No. 264 Squadron. From September 1942 the airfield...


Event Location Date
Born San Marcos, California, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 22 February 1945


Date Contributor Update
26 July 2021 21:17:39 jmoore43 Changes to biography

Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
08 December 2017 17:15:02 Kauko56 Changes to service number

MACR 12675

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:18 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 12675 / MACR 12675 & Page 276 of the book LIBERATORS OVER EUROPE by Mackay, Bailey & Scorza, D790G458 & (detailed info including story of final mission) / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database