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42-100116

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 330th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Clyde Forrester

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Engine damage caused by flak on a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 16 Mar 1944, forced B-24J #42-100116 to turn towards Switzerland but crashed near Schlattingen, Switzerland after the crew baled out where 8 of them landed in Austria and 2 landed in...

  • John Gilmore

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 93rd Bomb Group
    Engine damage caused by flak on a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 16 Mar 1944, forced B-24J #42-100116 to turn towards Switzerland but crashed near Schlattingen, Switzerland after the crew baled out where 8 of them landed in Austria and 2 landed in...

  • Secar Harris

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Engine damage caused by flak on a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 16 Mar 1944, forced B-24J #42-100116 to turn towards Switzerland but crashed near Schlattingen, Switzerland after the crew baled out where 8 of them landed in Austria and 2 landed in...

  • Joseph Helms

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Engine damage caused by flak on a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 16 Mar 1944, forced B-24J #42-100116 to turn towards Switzerland but crashed near Schlattingen, Switzerland after the crew baled out where 8 of them landed in Austria and 2 landed in...

  • Leask Herman

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Engine damage caused by flak on a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 16 Mar 1944, forced B-24J #42-100116 to turn towards Switzerland but crashed near Schlattingen, Switzerland after the crew baled out where 8 of them landed in Austria and 2 landed in...

  • Wayne Moeller

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Engine damage caused by flak on a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 16 Mar 1944, forced B-24J #42-100116 to turn towards Switzerland but crashed near Schlattingen, Switzerland after the crew baled out where 8 of them landed in Austria and 2 landed in...

  • John O'Neill

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Engine damage caused by flak on a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 16 Mar 1944, forced B-24J #42-100116 to turn towards Switzerland but crashed near Schlattingen, Switzerland after the crew baled out where 8 of them landed in Austria and 2 landed in...

  • Julius Rosenfeld

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Engine damage caused by flak on a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 16 Mar 1944, forced B-24J #42-100116 to turn towards Switzerland but crashed near Schlattingen, Switzerland after the crew baled out where 8 of them landed in Austria and 2 landed in...

  • Stewart Vander Veen

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group

  • Marshall Ward

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Engine damage caused by flak on a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 16 Mar 1944, forced B-24J #42-100116 to turn towards Switzerland but crashed near Schlattingen, Switzerland after the crew bailed out - where 8 of them landed in Austria and 2 landed...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 16 March 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3533 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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