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42-110021

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...

  • 700th Bomb Squadron

People

  • John Brocco

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42110021. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • John Coleman

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42-110021, Evaded (EVD). Was in a civilian prison for 48 days in Liege, Belgium. Liberated September 1944 by 3rd Armored Div. Was on his 12th mission. AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Harold Kanas

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42110021. Evaded.

  • Robert Murray

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42110021. Evaded.

  • Robert Owen

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42-110021, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Herbert Schultz

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42110021. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Eugene Stepko

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42110021. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Herbert Tolliver

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42110021. Evaded.

  • Thayne Tompkins

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42110021. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Nicholas Vargo

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down 12 April 1944 in B-24 #42-110021, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Events

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

Revisions

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

MACR 4057 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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