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42-95298

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 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...

  • 713th Bomb Squadron
  • 714th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Ara Adams

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator | 448th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) near Kyrtz in B-24 'Trouble N Mind' #42-95298.

  • Hobart Chester

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 448th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Kyrtz on 4 Apr 45 in B-24 'Trouble N Mind' #4295298

  • Peter Fager

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Crashed near Kyrtz in B-24 'Trouble N Mind' #42-95298. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Harry Freivogel

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator. B24. 2nd Air Division, 448th Bomb Group, 714 Bomb Squadron, 29 complete missions | 446th Bomb Group
    After marriage in 1941, Harry enlisted for the draft, and in his own words " being patriotic or probably knowing the regular draft would get me sooner or later and I would be drafted into the regular Army, I decided I would enlist in the Army Air Corps...

  • John Garrity

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Kyrtz on 4 Apr 45 in B-24 'Trouble N Mind' #4295298

  • Alden Hershiser

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 448th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) near Kyrtz in B-24 'Trouble N Mind' #4295298

  • Francis Hildenberger

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Kyrtz on 4 Apr 45 in B-24 'Trouble N Mind' #4295298

  • John Ray

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 448th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Kyrtz on 4 Apr 45 in B-24 'Trouble N Mind' #4295298

  • Wilfred Shilts

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Kyrtz on 4 Apr 45 in B-24 'Trouble N Mind' #4295298

  • Edward Webb

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Crashed near Kyrtz on 4 Apr 45 in B-24 'Trouble N Mind' #42-95298, Prisoner of War (POW).

Places

  • 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
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 4 April 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 January 2016 19:30:00 Pik Ass Changes to nicknames and markings
Sources

secured archive data

Date Contributor Update
08 January 2016 19:16:21 Pik Ass Changes to nicknames
Sources

secured archive data

Date Contributor Update
22 May 2015 00:02:37 scooter6793 Changes to unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

Update

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 13731 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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