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42-100431

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 753rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • James Butler

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Crashed at Hamburg in B-24 42-100431, Killed in Action (KIA).

  • James Chism

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 458th Bomb Group

  • Victor Drahos

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 458th Bomb Group

  • Vernon Dunekack

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Hamburg on 10/30/44 in B-24 42-100431

  • Harold Lane

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 458th Bomb Group
    Crashed at Hamburg on 10/30/44 in B-24 42-100431, Prisoner of War.

  • Grover Long

    Military | Flight Officer | Navigator | 458th Bomb Group

  • John Mc Cain

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 458th Bomb Group

  • William Outland

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 458th Bomb Group
    Crashed at Hamburg in B-24 42-100431, Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Theodore Pratt

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 458th Bomb Group
    Crashed at Hamburg on 10/30/44 in B-24 42-100431, Prisoner of War (POW).

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 30 October 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 10166 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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