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42-100323

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

  • Winsor Beebe

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak and fighters over Karlsruhe and crashed SE of Pirmasens, GR on a mission to Furth, GR on 25 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100323. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Jerrold Brown

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak and fighters over Karlsruhe and crashed SE of Pirmasens, GR on a mission to Furth, GR on 25 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100323. Killed in Action (KIA). DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Eugene Cole

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak and fighters over Karlsruhe and crashed SE of Pirmasens, GR on a mission to Furth, GR on 25 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100323. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Thomas Daley

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak and fighters over Karlsruhe and crashed SE of Pirmasens, GR on a mission to Furth, GR on 25 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100323. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Greenwood Gay

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak and fighters over Karlsruhe and crashed SE of Pirmasens, GR on a mission to Furth, GR on 25 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100323. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Harold Hoover

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak and fighters over Karlsruhe and crashed SE of Pirmasens, GR on a mission to Furth, GR on 25 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100323. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Walter McCartie

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak and fighters over Karlsruhe and crashed SE of Pirmasens, GR on a mission to Furth, GR on 25 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100323. Killed in Action (KIA). AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Edgar Puryear

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak and fighters over Karlsruhe and crashed SE of Pirmasens, GR on a mission to Furth, GR on 25 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100323. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • James Vitale

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak and fighters over Karlsruhe and crashed SE of Pirmasens, GR on a mission to Furth, GR on 25 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100323. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • David Ziff

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    David Ziff served as a ball turret gunner with the 93rd Bomb Group. On 25 February 1944, he was flying in B-24 42-100323 when it was shot down by flak and fighters over Karlsruhe and crashed SE of Pirmasens, Germany on a mission to Furth, Germany. Ziff...

Places

  • Hardwick

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber airfield, Hardwick was used first by the 310th Bomb Group, equipped with B-25 Mitchells. In December 1943, the B-24 Liberators of the 93rd Bomb Group moved in, and remained until the end of the war, flying over 330 missions....

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 25 February 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 2926 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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