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42-63977

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 567th Bomb Squadron

    567th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    567th Bombardment Squadron, 24 December 1942 - 13 September 1945 ...

People

  • Arthur Acevedo

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Orleans, FR on 7 January 1944 in B-24D #42-63977 'Los Angeles City Limits. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • James Cobb

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Orleans, FR on 7 January 1944 in B-24D #42-63977 'Los Angeles City Limits. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Earl Cooper

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Orleans, FR on 7 January 1944 in B-24D #42-63977 'Los Angeles City Limits. ' Killed in Action (KIA). AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Pasquale Faico

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 389th Bomb Group

  • Jack Harger

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Orleans, FR on 7 January 1944 in B-24D #42-63977 'Los Angeles City Limits. ' Killed in Action (KIA). AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, PH

  • Robert Lawrenz

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Orleans, FR on 7 January 1944 in B-24D #42-63977 'Los Angeles City Limits'. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Arthur Morin

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Orleans, FR on 7 January 1944 in B-24D #42-63977 'Los Angeles City Limits. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • William Powell

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Orleans, FR on 7 January 1944 in B-24D #42-63977 'Los Angeles City Limits. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • George Stillwell

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Orleans, FR on 7 January 1944 in B-24D #42-63977 'Los Angeles City Limits. ' Evaded (EVD).

  • Harold Vines

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Orleans, FR on 7 January 1944 in B-24D #42-63977 'Los Angeles City Limits. ' Evaded (EVD).

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 7 January 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 March 2020 04:27:53 jmoore43 Changes to nicknames
Sources

Added the A/C nickname listed in the "Summary biography" of several crew members.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 1854 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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