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42-78340

B-24 Liberator

The aircraft was known as Butch my Love by its crew. Lost on mission to Munich, Germany, Oct 4th, 1944. Flak hit the #3 engine. All crew were able to bail out and were made POWs.

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  • Raymond O'Connon

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | gunner B24 | 464th Bomb Group
    Staff Sgt O'Connon was shot down on Oct 4th, 1944 on the mission to Munich, Germany. All of the crew bailed down and were captured. Sgt O'Connon was sent to Stalag Luft IV, then moved to Wobbelin Bei Ludwigslust then to Usedom Bei Savenmunde, Germany....

  • Roy Strong

    Military | pilot | 464th Bomb Group
    Pilot of B24 Butch-M-Love, shot down on Oct 4th, 1944 on mission to Munich , Germany. Lt Strong became a POW.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 January 2019 21:52:13 gfeindel Changes to nicknames
Sources

POW Stalag Luft IV diary kept by S/Sgt Raymond J. O'Connon.

Date Contributor Update
06 January 2019 21:35:28 gfeindel Changes to markings
Sources

MACR #9025.

Date Contributor Update
06 January 2019 21:32:35 gfeindel Changes to description
Sources

MACR # 9025

Date Contributor Update
06 January 2019 21:28:03 gfeindel Created entry with serial number, aircraft type and nicknames
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MACR # 9025

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