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41-29127

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 392nd Bomb Group

    392nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 392nd Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Wendling, Norfolk from August 1943 until April 1945. They were the first Group allocated B-24H Liberators, the first B-24 series fitted with a nose turret on the production line. The adaptation increased...

  • 579th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Veral Birch

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 392nd Bomb Group
    Damaged by fighters on a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 18 Mar 1944, B-24H #41-29127 'Lil' Gypsy' landed in Dubendorf, Switzerland. Interned.

  • Ray Finley

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner | 392nd Bomb Group
    Damaged by fighters on a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 18 Mar 1944, B-24H #41-29127 'Lil' Gypsy' landed in Dubendorf, Switzerland. Interned.

  • Milton Haaland

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 392nd Bomb Group
    Damaged by fighters on a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 18 Mar 1944, B-24H #41-29127 'Lil' Gypsy' landed in Dubendorf, Switzerland. Interned.

  • Howard Hall

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 392nd Bomb Group
    Voght crew Detrick crew 579th Squadron Bombardiers

  • Robert Hildebrand

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 392nd Bomb Group
    Damaged by fighters on a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 18 Mar 1944, B-24H #41-29127 'Lil' Gypsy' landed in Dubendorf, Switzerland. Interned.

  • William Kale

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 392nd Bomb Group
    Damaged by fighters on a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 18 Mar 1944, B-24H #41-29127 'Lil' Gypsy' landed in Dubendorf, Switzerland. Interned.

  • Walter Lyroid

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 392nd Bomb Group

  • Clyde Peacock

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 392nd Bomb Group
    Damaged by fighters on a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 18 Mar 1944, B-24H #41-29127 'Lil' Gypsy' landed in Dubendorf, Switzerland. Interned.

  • Needham Toler

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 392nd Bomb Group
    Damaged by fighters on a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 18 Mar 1944, B-24H #41-29127 'Lil' Gypsy' landed in Dubendorf, Switzerland. Interned.

  • James White

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 392nd Bomb Group
    Damaged by fighters on a mission to Friedrichshafen, GR on 18 Mar 1944, B-24H #41-29127 'Lil' Gypsy' landed in Dubendorf, Switzerland. Interned.

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Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 18 March 1944

Consolidated B-24H-1-CF 41-29127 (392nd BG, 579th BS, *Li'l Gipsy*) engines malfunctioned en-route to target and interned Mar 18, 1944 at Dubendorf, Switzerland. MACR 3517. Returned Mar 18, 1944
http://cgibin.rcn.com/jeremy.k/cgi-bin/gzUsafSearch.pl?target=41-29127&c...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 March 2021 12:16:49 Snautzer Changes to markings
Sources

https://ww2aircraft.net/forum/threads/consolidated-b-24-liberator.41934/...

Date Contributor Update
05 March 2021 12:10:35 Snautzer Changes to events
Sources

http://cgibin.rcn.com/jeremy.k/cgi-bin/gzUsafSearch.pl?target=41-29127&c...

Date Contributor Update
28 February 2015 18:49:58 Bill Morris Changes to media associations
Sources

www.b24bestweb.com via Fort Worth Aviation Museum

Date Contributor Update
27 February 2015 19:49:11 Bill Morris Changes to nicknames
Sources

B-24 Nose Art Name Directory by Wallace R. Forman via Fort Worth Aviation Museum

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:05 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3517 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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