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Ronald R Short

Military

Shot down by fighters and crashed near Brotterode on a mission to Gotha, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24H #41-29149 '4Q2'. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

People

  • George Rice

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Brotterode on a mission to Gotha, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24H #41-29149 '4Q2'. Killed in Action (KIA).

Units served with

  • 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...

  • 700th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Creekside, Pennsylvania, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 24 February 1944
Died 24 February 1944
Buried Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:29 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2557 / MACR 2557, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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