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42-100231

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 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. ...

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 707th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Milton Capps

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Crashed N of Hanover, GR on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100231. KIA.

  • William Civitarese

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group

  • Loring Hobblee

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group

  • Clifton McFar

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 446th Bomb Group

  • Irvin Roeder

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Crashed N of Hanover, GR on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100231. KIA.

  • Glen Wilkins

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Crashed N of Hanover, GR on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100231. KIA.

  • Edgar Worsham

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Crashed N of Hanover, GR on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100231. KIA.

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 8 March 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 January 2020 02:50:15 phil marchese Changes to production block number and markings
Sources

Marchese, B-24 identification aid ( matrix and thumbnail images), 2000

Date Contributor Update
13 January 2020 23:21:35 jmoore43 Changes to unit associations
Sources

Added a connection to the 8th AF.

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

MACR 2965 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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