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42-109825

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...

  • 702nd Bomb Squadron

People

  • T Bays

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 April 1944 in B-24 #42-109825. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • John Blangio

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 April 1944 in B-24 #42-109825. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • John Bloom

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 April 1944 in B-24 #42-109825. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Paul Brown

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 April 1944 in B-24 #42-109825. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Erling Dawes

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 April 1944 in B-24 #42-109825. Evaded.

  • Thomas Madden

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 April 1944 in B-24 #42-109825. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Charles Morgan

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 April 1944 in B-24 #42-109825. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Morton Seifter

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 April 1944 in B-24 #42-109825. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Herbert Simmons

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner, Right Waist Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 April 1944 on 15th mission in B-24 #42-109825. Prisoner of War (POW) at Stalag 17B. POW

  • Arnold Swanson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 1 April 1944 in B-24 #42-109825. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 1 April 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 3600 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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