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42-109807

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 701st Bomb Squadron

People

  • John Anderson

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42109807. Killed in Action (KIA) AM/ PH

  • Michael Bungo

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner, Top Turret Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42109807. Evaded.

  • Lawrence Ebenkamp

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42-109807. Evaded. E& E# 2023 Missing in Action (MIA) DATE: 12 APR 44 2nd Lt. Ebenkamp, O-752843, went down at 1230 hours at Profondville, Belgium. He spent 1 day at Chateau --> > -- 1 month at the home of...

  • Cornelius Harrington

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42109807. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Albert Horvath

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42109807. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Walter Hugh

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 445th Bomb Group

  • Jack Juras

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42-109807, Evaded (EVD).

  • George Kountz

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42109807. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Francis Rogalski

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42109807. Prisoner of War (POW) POW

  • Miton Strempel

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 445th Bomb Group

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Belgium 12 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 August 2021 16:39:17 UALDC8 Changes to production block number, nicknames and markings
Sources

Heavy Bombers of the Mighty Eighth
Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces
445th Bomb Group Website

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3833 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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