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42-100342

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...

  • 715th Bomb Squadron

People

  • John Bringardner

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 448th Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak after bombs away on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944, B-24J #42-100342 crashed SW of Brunswick, GR after being abandoned by the crew. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • R Cockrell

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak while flying after bombs away on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944, B-24J #42-100342 crashed SW of Brunswick, GR after being abandoned by the crew. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Marvin Cormick

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator | 448th Bomb Group

  • Charles Goud

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak while flying after bombs away on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944, B-24J #42-100342 crashed SW of Brunswick, GR after being abandoned by the crew. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Billy Gregory

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 448th Bomb Group
    9 1/2 missions. Shot down by flak after bombs away on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944, B-24J #42-100342 crashed SW of Brunswick, GR after being abandoned by the crew. Prisoner of War (POW) until May 1945. AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ ATO/ ETO/ POW

  • George Grump

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 448th Bomb Group

  • John Grunow

    Military | Captain | Left Waist Gunner | 448th Bomb Group

  • Frank Jordan

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 448th Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak after bombs away on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944, B-24J #42-100342 crashed SW of Brunswick, GR after being abandoned by the crew. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Joseph Margenski

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 448th Bomb Group

  • Lawrence Ramming

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak while flying after bombs away on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944, B-24J #42-100342 crashed SW of Brunswick, GR after being abandoned by the crew. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Events

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

Revisions

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

MACR 2967 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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