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42-52098

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 448th Bombardment Group was organized on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May 1943 at Gowen Field, near Boise, Idaho. The initial training of the air crews took place in Florida. The entire group was assembled Wendover Field, Utah. Both air and...

  • 712th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Stanley Baranofsky

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 448th Bomb Group
    Crashed 1 April 1944 in B-24 #4252098 'Crud Wagon. ' Evaded.

  • Herbert Bunde

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 448th Bomb Group
    Crashed 1 April 1944 in B-24 #4252098 'Crud Wagon. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Ralph Callahan

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 448th Bomb Group
    Crashed 1 April 1944 in B-24 #42-52098 'Crud Wagon', Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Clarence Campbell

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Crashed 1 April 1944 in B-24 #42-52098 'Crud Wagon', Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Jack Cooper

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Crashed 1 April 1944 in B-24 #4252098 'Crud Wagon. ' Evaded.

  • Charles Knorr

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 448th Bomb Group
    Crashed 1 April 1944 in B-24 #4252098 'Crud Wagon. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Charles McBride

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 448th Bomb Group
    Crashed 1 April 1944 in B-24 42-52098 'Crud Wagon. ' Evaded.

  • Albert Padilla

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Crashed 1 April 1944 in B-24 #42-52098 'Crud Wagon', Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Stanley Sarna

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Crashed 1 April 1944 in B-24 #4252098 'Crud Wagon. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Ernest Schulz

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Crashed 1 April 1944 in B-24 #4252098 'Crud Wagon. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

Places

  • Seething

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Seething had three concrete runways, 51 hardstandings of both loop and 'frying-pan’ types, and two T2 hangars, one on each side of the airfield. It was home to the 448th Bomb Group, equipped with...

Events

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

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:54 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3565 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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