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Lloyd E Brimmer

Military

Shot down by rocket fire from fighters and crashed near Langenfield, GR on a mission to Gotha, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24D #42-40619. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 567th Bomb Squadron

    567th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    567th Bombardment Squadron, 24 December 1942 - 13 September 1945 ...

Aircraft

  • 42-40619 '619'

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D-80-CO Liberator Bomber, SN #42-40619 of the 566th Bomb Squadron, the 389th Bomb Group, the "Sky Scorpions", and the 8th AF, flown by Capt. Emery Ward and Maj. John Brooks, participated in the low-level Ploesti, Romania mission, returning...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 24 February 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2938 / MACR 2938, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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