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44-10534

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

  • 852nd Bomb Squadron
  • 853rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Dennis Cole

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 491st Bomb Group

  • Charles Ecklund

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 491st Bomb Group
    Crashed at Rieste on 11/26/44 in B-24 #44-10534, Prisoner of War (POW). Held in Stalag Luft 3 until 27 Jan 1945. Transferred to Stalag 7A where he remained until that camp was liberated by the Allies on 29 Apr 1945.

  • Edward Guerry

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 491st Bomb Group

  • John Heib

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 491st Bomb Group

  • Burton Johns

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 491st Bomb Group

  • Samuel Rosenfield

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 491st Bomb Group

  • Horace Simms

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 491st Bomb Group
    Crashed at Rieste on 11/26/44 in B-24 #44-10534, Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Marvin Strohl

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 491st Bomb Group

  • George Voseipka

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 491st Bomb Group

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 26 November 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 July 2020 20:46:03 Timothy McKeown Changes to unit associations
Sources

Timothy McKeown

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:42 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 10761 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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