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Carl Anderson

Military

Assigned to 714BS, 448BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Osnabruck in B-24 41-28609 Shot down 22-Dec-43, A/C exploded in mid air. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 2422

Awards: AM, PH.

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  • Edward Hughey

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 448th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 714BS, 448BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Osnabruck in B-24 41-28609 Shot down 22-Dec-43, A/C exploded in mid air. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 2422 Awards: AM, PH.

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 448th Bombardment Group was organized on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May 1943 at Gowen Field, near Boise, Idaho. The initial training of the air crews took place in Florida. The entire group was assembled Wendover Field, Utah. Both air and...

  • 714th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-28609

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 714BS, 448BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to marshalling yards at Osnabruck hit by OberstLeutnant Peter Jenne JG 26/I killing Sgt Richard B Leing in the tail turret. Subsequently exploded in mid air. 2 x POW, 8 x KIA. MACR 2422.

Associated Place

  • Seething

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Seething had three concrete runways, 51 hardstandings of both loop and 'frying-pan’ types, and two T2 hangars, one on each side of the airfield. It was home to the 448th Bomb Group, equipped with...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Oakland, CA 10 November 1923
Born
Enlisted San Francisco, CA 16 November 1942

San Francisco, California

Based Seething 1943 – 22 December 1943

Assigned to 714BS, 448BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died Off Frisian Islands 22 December 1943

Shot down 22 December 1943 in B-24 41-28609. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 2422

Buried 1946

Tablets of the Missing Netherlands American Cemetery
Magraten, Netherlands

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 November 2020 21:49:51 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, events and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/28600853
https://www.fold3.com/image/311039291
https://www.fold3.com/image/628615190
https://www.fold3.com/record/85059848-carl-anderson
https://www.fold3.com/record/529871721-carl-anderson
https://www.fold3.com/record/702768062-anderson-carl
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/83846981/carl-anderson

Date Contributor Update
14 September 2020 00:49:14 JohnS3rd Changes to awards
Sources

https://www.wwiimemorial.com/Registry/plaque_tabletsmissing.aspx?honoree...

Date Contributor Update
08 August 2016 20:57:33 Al_Skiff Changes to role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/28600853

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2442 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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