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41-29292

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 705th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Leonard Baum

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 446th Bomb Group

  • Leonard Baxa

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 446th Bomb Group
    Attacked by fighters and set on fire on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944, B-24H 41-29292 spun down and crashed SE of Fuhrberg-Hanover, GR. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Jay Carr

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Attacked by fighters and set on fire on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944, B-24H #41-29292 spun down and crashed SE of Fuhrberg-Hanover, GR. KIA.

  • James Casey

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 446th Bomb Group
    Attacked by fighters and set on fire on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944, B-24H #41-29292 spun down and crashed SE of Fuhrberg-Hanover, GR. KIA.

  • Glenn Grant

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Top Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Attacked by fighters and set on fire on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944, B-24H #41-29292 spun down and crashed SE of Fuhrberg-Hanover, GR. KIA.

  • Calvin Hahnert

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Attacked by fighters and set on fire on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944, B-24H 41-29292 spun down and crashed SE of Fuhrberg-Hanover, Germany. KIA.

  • Kenneth May

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Attacked by fighters and set on fire on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944, B-24H #41-29292 spun down and crashed SE of Fuhrberg-Hanover, GR. KIA.

  • James Merriman

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Attacked by fighters and set on fire on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944, B-24H #41-29292 spun down and crashed SE of Fuhrberg-Hanover, GR. The plane caught fire, went into a flat spin, crashed and burned. No parachutes were seen to op

  • Robert Micken

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Attacked by fighters and set on fire on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944, B-24H #41-29292 spun down and crashed SE of Fuhrberg-Hanover, GR. KIA.

  • Pearce Morrissey

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Attacked by fighters and set on fire on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944, B-24H #41-29292 spun down and crashed SE of Fuhrberg-Hanover, GR. KIA.

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Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 8 March 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 2964 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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