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44-10536

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...

  • 714th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Bernard Banas

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-Pilot | 448th Bomb Group
    Crashed near Augsburg in B-24 #44-10536, Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Harry Freivogel

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator. B24. 2nd Air Division, 448th Bomb Group, 714 Bomb Squadron, 29 complete missions | 446th Bomb Group
    After marriage in 1941, Harry enlisted for the draft, and in his own words " being patriotic or probably knowing the regular draft would get me sooner or later and I would be drafted into the regular Army, I decided I would enlist in the Army Air Corps...

  • Saverio Juliano

    Military | Flight Officer | Bombardier | 448th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 16 April 1945 in A/C #44-10536.

  • Bronislaw Kardys

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator | 448th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) near Augsburg in B-24 #44-10536.

  • Angelo Leonetti

    Military | Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Augsburg on 16 Apr 45 in B-24 #4410536

  • Frank Matula

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) near Augsburg in B-24 #4410536

  • John McCoy

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 448th Bomb Group

  • Abe Morgan

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) near Augsburg in B-24 #4410536

  • Irria Peterson

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) near Augsburg in B-24 #4410536

  • James Smith

    Military | Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Crashed near Augsburg on 16 Apr 45 in B-24 #44-10536, Prisoner of War (POW).

Places

  • Seething

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Seething had three concrete runways, 51 hardstandings of both loop and 'frying-pan’ types, and two T2 hangars, one on each side of the airfield. It was home to the 448th Bomb Group, equipped with...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 16 April 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 May 2015 00:06:26 scooter6793 Changes to person associations and place associations
Sources

Update

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

MACR 14185 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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