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Earle P Durley Jr

Military

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.

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  • William Sink

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 712BS, 448BG, 8AF USAAF. Last seen crossing the coast with one engine feathered on a mission to Brandenburg, GR on 9 Mar 1944, B-24 41-28611 'Baby Shoes' crashed N or Arendonk, Belgium. Evaded (EVD) subsequently Prisoner of War (POW). MACR...

  • Clarence Stark

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Airplane Mechanic-Gunner, Top Turret Gunner | 448th Bomb Group

Units served with

  • 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...

  • 712th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 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
27 September 2014 18:08:02 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / SO#150, 6th Heavy Bomb.Proc HQ, Herington, Kansas 5 Nov 43, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces

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