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42-100248

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1 Mar 42 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15 May 42. the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida, to continue advanced flight training and also to fly antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. They...

  • 409th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Bins

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 93rd Bomb Group

  • Daniel Butler

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    SSgt. Daniel Butler was on TDY to the 9th Air Force, flying in the B-24, 41-23754, Little Lady, on Operation Tidal Wave to Ploesti. He and his crew were interned in Turkey after the Ploesti mission along with the Little Lady. 1 Aug, 1943 ...

  • Raymond Carriker

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group

  • Jack McCallen

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 93rd Bomb Group

  • Joseph McCauley

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator | 93rd Bomb Group

  • Edward Robbins

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group

  • Charles Speier

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted | 93rd Bomb Group

  • James Wagner

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 April 1944 in B-24 #42-100248, Killed in Action (KIA). AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Stan Wojciechowski

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group

  • Frank Zywiczynski

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 1 April 1944

Shot down on a bombing run to Ludwigshafen, Germany. Entire crew lost

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 February 2020 19:01:07 ltcmpc Changes to nicknames and events
Sources

409 Bomb squadron records

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

MACR 3563 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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