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41-29157

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 66th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Frank Arcamone

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down by fighters and ground fire on mission to Frankfurt on 29 Jan 1944 in B-24H #41-29157. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • George Maynard

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Enlisted 17 March 1942. Joined 44th BG 12 September 1943. Shot down on 12th mission by fighters and ground fire on mission to Frankfurt on 29 Jan 1944 in B-24H #41-29157. Killed in Action (KIA). AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Carol Mundt

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down by fighters and ground fire on mission to Frankfurt on 29 Jan 1944 in B-24H #41-29157. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Derise Nichols

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down by fighters and ground fire on mission to Frankfurt on 29 Jan 1944 in B-24H #41-29157. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Thomas Nielson

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down by fighters and ground fire on mission to Frankfurt on 29 Jan 1944 in B-24H #41-29157. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • John Norquist

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down by fighters and ground fire on mission to Frankfurt on 29 Jan 1944 in B-24H #41-29157. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Louis O'Donnell

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down by fighters and ground fire on mission to Frankfurt on 29 Jan 1944 in B-24H #41-29157. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Russell Patterson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down by fighters and ground fire on mission to Frankfurt on 29 Jan 1944 in B-24H #41-29157. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Donald Porter

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down by fighters and ground fire on mission to Frankfurt on 29 Jan 1944 in B-24H #41-29157. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Clarence Swaile

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down by fighters and ground fire on mission to Frankfurt on 29 Jan 1944 in B-24H #41-29157. Prisoner of War (POW). Stalag Luft I. POW

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 29 January 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 2356 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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