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41-29155

B-24 Liberator

Assigned to 707BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. As the Howard Andrew Roeller crew were preparing for a mission, the incendaries caught fire 8-May-44, destroyed by resulting inferno, crew escaped unharmed. Salvaged 9-May-44.

Service

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 707th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Thomas Carney

    Military | 446th Bomb Group

  • Frank Carver

    Military | 446th Bomb Group

  • Albert Hebert

    Military | 446th Bomb Group

  • Martin Hollis

    Military | Chief Master Sergeant | Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    31 x combat missions. ...

  • Gordon Miller

    Military | 446th Bomb Group

  • Richard Parent

    Military | 446th Bomb Group

  • George Reynolds

    Military | 446th Bomb Group

  • Howard Roeller

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 707BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. 31 x combat missions. ETD ...

  • George Sorenson

    Military | 446th Bomb Group

  • Harlyn Turner

    Military | Master Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    19 year-old gunner Harlyn Turner crossed the Atlantic on the 'Queen Mary' while the rest of his crew made the journey by air. They were re-united at a staging area in England and immediately sent on for combat briefings by experienced aircrew in...

Places

  • Bungay

    Military site : airfield
    From late November 1943, the three bases of Bungay, Seething and Hardwick were the stations of the 20th Combat Wing of the Eighth Air Force. The base had previously housed individual squadrons of the 310th Bomb Group (Twelfth Air Force) and of the 93rd...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 October 2019 12:29:21 Al_Skiff Changes to person associations
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com/piccadillycommando-v1-1.htm
http://www.b24bestweb.com/piccadillycommando-v1-2.htm
https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=100781
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp

Date Contributor Update
18 October 2019 12:22:50 Al_Skiff Changes to nicknames, markings, description, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com/piccadillycommando-v1-1.htm
http://www.b24bestweb.com/piccadillycommando-v1-2.htm
https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=100781
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp

Date Contributor Update
08 March 2015 21:34:37 Bill Morris Changes to unit associations and media associations
Sources

www.b24bestweb.com via Fort Worth Aviation Museum

Date Contributor Update
08 March 2015 20:52:54 Bill Morris Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer and nicknames
Sources

www.b24bestweb.com via Fort Worth Aviation Museum

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