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44-40065

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...

  • 858th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Haywood Brantley

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

  • Frank Calicchio

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #44-40065. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Henry Devisser

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

  • John Foster

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

  • Clifford Glasgow

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

  • Howard Linn

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 44-40065. Prisoner of War (POW). Howard wrote an account of his experiences in “World War II and my Prisoner of War Experiences” 49 years after the war ended.

  • Thomas McGee

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

  • Jack Rosey

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

  • John Williams

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

  • John Zahn

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #44-40065. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 19 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:48 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 5247 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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