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42-50579

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

  • Maynard Dunner

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down near Coblenz on 9/27/44 in B-24 'Little Audrey' #42-50579, Prisoner of War (POW).

  • James Engleman

    Military | Top Turret Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Coblenz on 9/27/44 in B-24 'Little Audrey' #4250579

  • Lars Larsen

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 27 September 1944 in B-24 #4250579 'Little Audrey' AM/ PH

  • Robert Long

    Military | Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 27 September 1944 in B-24 #4250579 named 'Little Audrey'

  • Donald Reynolds

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down on 27 September 1944 mission to Kassel. Flying in AC #4250579 named 'Li'l Audrey. ' Prisoner of War (POW)

  • Herbert Robinson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 445th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down near Coblenz on 9/27/44 in B-24 'Little Audrey' #4250579

  • Robert Sheehan

    Military | Radio Operator, Right Waist Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Coblenz on 9/27/44 in B-24 'Little Audrey' #4250579

  • Harry Twigg

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Crashed near Coblenz on 9/27/44 in B-24 'Little Audrey' #42-50579, Prisoner of War (POW).

  • James Withey

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator | 445th Bomb Group
    After graduating from Peterborough, NH High School in 1942, joined the USAAC. Washed out of pilot training. Navigation School at Ft. Myers, FL and Gunnery School, graduating in Class 44-3 at Selma Field, Monroe, LA. Joined J. D. Pelton crew 148-52 at...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 27 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:52 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 9761 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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