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41-29129

B-24 Liberator

Shot down near Brunswick, Germany 19 May 1944, MACR 5096 (43 missions)

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...

  • 576th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Donald Backus

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 392nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #41-29129, Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Harvey Byler

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 392nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #41-29129, Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • John Draher

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 392nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #4129129. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Demur Edwards

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 392nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #41-29129, Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Bryon Pearson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 392nd Bomb Group

  • Donald Prell

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 392nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #4129129. Killed in Action (KIA). AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Albert Riley

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 392nd Bomb Group
    Entered service at Camp Upton October 1942. Joined 392nd BG December 1942. Rank at end of WW II was S/Sergeant. Shot down on last mission 19 May 1944 in B-24 #41-29129, Brunswick, Germany, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Wilhe Similia

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier | 392nd Bomb Group

  • Harvey Stetson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier; Navigator, Navigator | 392nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 on 21st mission in B-24 #4129129. Prisoner of War (POW) Stalag Luft III. Liberated 29 April 1945. POW

  • Daniel Weiss

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 392nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #4129129. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Germany 19 May 1944 – 19 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 March 2015 17:37:56 Bill Morris Changes to media associations
Sources

www.b24bestweb.com via Fort Worth Aviation Museum

Date Contributor Update
28 February 2015 19:15:18 Bill Morris Changes to events
Sources

www.aviationarchaeology.com via Fort Worth Aviation Museum

Date Contributor Update
28 February 2015 19:11:26 Bill Morris Changes to description and events
Sources

www.aviationarchaeology.com via Fort Worth Aviation Museum

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

MACR 5096 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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