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44-40205

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...

  • 853rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Frederick Borger

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

  • Richard Donnell

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier, Enlisted | 491st Bomb Group

  • Francis Hawkins

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) near Gahrden in B-24 'The Moose' #4440205

  • Ross Houston

    Military | Lieutenant | Lead Navigator | 491st Bomb Group
    Flew 26 missions, lead crew. Shot down over Misberg Ger. . Prisoner of War (POW) Stalag Luft I , 6 mos. Plane was 'The Moose' #4440205 on 11/26/44 ...

  • Robert McIntyre

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

  • Robert Moore

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 491st Bomb Group
    Member of Hudson's crew

  • Warren Moore

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 491st Bomb Group
    11-June-44: ditched #42-95301 in Channel due to flak damage. 26-November-44: crashed #44-40205 'The Moose' at Gahrden, Prisoner of War (POW).

  • John Murray

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) at Gahrden in B-24 'The Moose' #44-40205

  • George Patten

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) at Gahrden in B-24 'The Moose' #44-40205

  • Joseph Rimassa

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 491st Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed on 11/26/44 in B-24 'The Moose' #4440205 at Gahrden

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Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Germany 26 November 1944 – 26 November 1944

491st BG, 853rd BS lost Nov 26, 1944, Germany. MACR 10765 see here http://www.b24bestweb.com/images/MACR/MACR-10765.JPG

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 March 2021 11:40:12 phil marchese Changes to media associations
Sources

Removed Fort Worth 1943 modification line image. That image of B-24D-CO being modified in Texas was not relevant to this association.
P. MARCHESE

Date Contributor Update
25 March 2021 11:21:54 Snautzer Changes to events
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https://ww2aircraft.net/forum/threads/ebay-nose-art-all-nations.52943/pa...

Date Contributor Update
25 March 2021 11:19:26 Snautzer Changes to events
Sources

http://cgibin.rcn.com/jeremy.k/cgi-bin/gzUsafSearch.pl?target=44-40205&c...

Date Contributor Update
03 March 2015 03:28:35 Timothy McKeown Changes to media associations
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C. Timothy McKeown

Date Contributor Update
03 March 2015 03:27:10 Timothy McKeown Changes to nicknames
Sources

C. Timothy McKeown

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

MACR 10765 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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