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42-51257

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 705th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Carl Backlund

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Had mechanical failure and crashed near Saarbrucken on 21 July 1944 in B-24 42-52157. Killed in Action.

  • Woodrow Belk

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) when B-24J #42-52157 (code HN-G) was shot down by flak and crashed near Langemuhle, Germany. ...

  • John Bourque

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Had mechanical failure and crashed near Saarbrucken in B-24 #4252157

  • George Concannon

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier, Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Had mechanical failure and crashed near Saarbrucken in B-24 #4252157

  • Edwin Dargaczewski

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Had mechanical failure and crashed near Saarbrucken in B-24 #42-52157, Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Melvin King

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 446th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Had mechanical failure and crashed near Saarbrucken in B-24 #4252157

  • Ignatius Kozielski

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator | 446th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Had mechanical failure and crashed near Saarbrucken in B-24 #4252157

  • Rex Muse

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Had mechanical failure and crashed near Saarbrucken in B-24 #4252157

  • Stephen Osborne

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Had mechanical failure and crashed near Saarbrucken in B-24 #42-52157, Killed in Action (KIA).

  • John Rosa

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Over Water (OW) North Sea 21 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:53 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 7248 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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