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42-64453

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 453rd Bomb Group

    453rd Bomb Group

    Group
    As well as strategic bombardment missions, the 453rd Bomb Group also ferried cargo on two occasions. They hauled petrol, blankets, and rations to France in September 1944 and dropped ammunition, food and medical supplies near Wesel during the airborne...

  • 735th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Balibar

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4264453. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Allen Borden

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4264453. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Raymond Cay

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #42-64453, Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Salvatore Cozza

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4264453. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Vincent Crupi

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4264453. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Ralph Fordyce

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4264453. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • James Jones

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4264453. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Frederick Sanford

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4264453. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Lawrence Watts

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4264453. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Jay Wells

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 453rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4264453. Killed in Action (KIA).

Events

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

Revisions

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

MACR 3922 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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