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67th Bomb Squadron

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  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

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People

  • Anthony Abad

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #427767 'Shack Rabbit. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Albert Abercrombie

    Military | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • Bernard Abrams

    Military | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • Willis Abrams

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    35 missions. AM w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Richard Adams

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 14 May 1943 in B-24 #4240126 'Annie Oakley. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Robert Ager

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Joined Sqd 8/3/42. ETO/Flight Echelon 10/2/42. WIA 12/6/42 (Abbeyville). DS/Tunis 9/16/43. Trans/Group HQ. As an Observer. Hit by flak on mission to V-1 sites at Agathe d' Aliermont, FR on 21 Jan 1944 in B-24J #42-99970 'Liberty Belle'. A/c returned to...

  • Adolph Aguirre

    Military | Sergeant | AR | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Killed in Action (KIA) while TDY to 9th AF. B24 41-23817 'Suzy Q' believed to have crashed and burned on beach at Cape Stilo, Italy. WOM North Africa

  • Harry Ahlstedt

    Military | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • James Akins

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    James Akins was Co-Pilot of B-24 # 42-7544 of 44th Bomb Group / 67th Bomber Squadron when it was shot down by Flak and went low on fuel on return from the 1 December 1943 mission to Solingen. Missing Air Crew Report - MACR 1382. Akins initially managed...

  • Russell Alcott

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #427767 'Shack Rabbit. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

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Aircraft

  • 41-23779 '4Q2'

    B-24 Liberator
    A/C flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid, returning safely to Libya. ...

  • 41-23784 Miss Dianne

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D-5-CO 41-23784 [NB:R] "Miss Dianne" was assigned to the 44BG/47BS. On 8-Mar-1943 the aircraft was despatched on a mission to bomb the railroad marshalling yards at Rouen, France. The aircraft sustained significant damage from German fighters near...

  • 41-23794 Railway Express

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D 41-23794 "Railway Express" 44BG/67BS was despatched on 15-Feb-43 to bomb the port facilities and Dunkirk, France. The aircraft was damaged by flak over the target and crashed into the sea off the coast at Dunkirk, France. 11KIA MACR 16003. ...

  • 41-23807 'Little Beaver'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 67BS, 44BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Crashed north of Kiel 14-May-43. 7 x KIA, 4 x POW MACR 2748.

  • 41-23817 'Suzy Q'

    B-24 Liberator
    SUZY-Q, the most famous ship of the 67th Squadron had led the Group on the 1st Aug 43 Ploesti raid. The plane was lost on 16 Aug 1943 on a mission to the north airfield at Foggia, Italy. The plane intercepted by Me 109 fighters and was last seen...

  • 41-23818 Texan II & Bela

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24F 41-23818 "Texan II" and once named "Bela" was assigned to 44BG/67BS. The aircraft was despatched to bomb the U-Boat pens at St. Nazaire, France. Shortly after leaving the English coast off of Selsey Bill, Sussex, the aircraft sustained a mid-air...

  • 41-23832 'Maggie'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 67BS, 44BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) was hit by flak in the target area , Wilhelmshaven, Germany 22-Mar-43. Losing altitude and falling behind the formation, it was attacked by fighers. Plane crashed into North Sea in the vicinity...

  • 41-23918 'Marcia Ann'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 67BS, 44BG, 8AF USAAF. Temporary attached to 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Werner Neustadt 1-Oct-43 mission launched from North Africa (TDY 9AF). - 2 x KIA, POW. MACR 2806.

  • 41-23988 Emmy Lou

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D-15-CO 41-23998 [NB:E] "Emmy Lou" was assigned to the 44BG/47BS. On 8-Mar-1943 the aircraft was despatched on a mission to bomb the railroad marshalling yards at Rouen, France. The aircraft was shot down by German fighters near Barentin, France. ...

  • 41-24024 'Bewitching Witch'

    B-24 Liberator
    This aircraft was loaned to the 44th Bomb Group for the 1st Aug, 43 low-level mission to Ploesti, Romania. It was flown by 1st Lt Reginald L. Carpenters crew from the 67th Bomb Squadron. Badly damaged by anti-aircraft fire over the target, she was...

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Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:44:30 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:50 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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