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42-100344

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 392nd Bomb Group

    392nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 392nd Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Wendling, Norfolk from August 1943 until April 1945. They were the first Group allocated B-24H Liberators, the first B-24 series fitted with a nose turret on the production line. The adaptation increased...

  • 577th Bomb Squadron

People

  • John Bender

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 392nd Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and believed to have crashed near Vettleschloss on the return from a mission to Gotha, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24J 42-100344. Prisoner of War (POW)-14 1/2 months. POW

  • Belden Blake

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 392nd Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and believed to have crashed near Vettleschloss on the return from a mission to Gotha, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24J 42-100344. Prisoner of War (POW)-14 1/2 months. POW

  • Albert Cooke

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 392nd Bomb Group
    Entered service at Fort Bragg, NC 23 September 1942. Joined 392nd BG 15 November 1943. Rank at end of WW II was T/Sergeant. Pilot-Marvin E. Schollberg. Discharged 12 October 1945. Shot down by fighters and believed to have crashed near Vettleschloss on...

  • Dewain Henderson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 392nd Bomb Group

  • Joseph Patterson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 392nd Bomb Group

  • George Peterson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 392nd Bomb Group

  • Eino Ranta

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 392nd Bomb Group
    Individual Photo

  • Marrin Schlossberg

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 392nd Bomb Group

  • William Shelton

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 392nd Bomb Group

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 24 February 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 2948 / MACR 2951 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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