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42-52506

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 467th Bomb Group

    467th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 467th Bomb Group, or the "Rackheath Aggies" as they came to be known, flew B-24 Liberators on missions from April 1944. Its air crews became known for their accuracy and the Group had the best overall standing for accuracy within the Eighth Air...

  • 788th Bomb Squadron

    788th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    During early May 1944, General Peck, Commanding general of the 96th CBW, invited Colonel Shower, CO of the 467th BG, Colonel Isbell, CO of the 458th BG, and Colonel Pierce, CO of the 466th BG, to wing HQ at Horsham St. Faith. They were told that one of...

People

  • Henry Allen

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 467th Bomb Group
    Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-24 #4252506. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • James Anslow

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner | 467th Bomb Group
    Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-24 #4252506. Evaded.

  • Werner Braun

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 467th Bomb Group

  • Franklin Coslett

    Military | Captain | Navigator | 467th Bomb Group
    Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-24 #4252506. Evaded.

  • Walter Kilgore

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 467th Bomb Group
    Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-24 #4252506. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Bill Moore

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 467th Bomb Group
    Shortly after hitting the target, the B-24 was hit by flak and ran short of fuel. The entire crew bailed out over Uddel, Gelderland, The Netherlands. ...

  • Edgar Powell

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Tail Gunner | 467th Bomb Group

  • Robert Salzarulo

    Military | Major | Co-Pilot, Pilot; Squadron Operations Officer | 467th Bomb Group
    Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-24 #42-52506, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Edward Verbosky

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 467th Bomb Group
    Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-24 #4252506. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Clinton Watts

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 467th Bomb Group
    Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-24 #42-52506, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 29 April 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 4944 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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