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41-29474

B-24 Liberator

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...

  • 579th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Lonnie Bobb

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 392nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #4129474. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Frederick Cuerve

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 392nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #4129474. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Amos Doty

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 392nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #4129474. Killed in Action (KIA). PH/Air Medal

  • Charles Felsenthal

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 392nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #4129474. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Quinton Hayden

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 392nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #4129474. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Norman Krapf

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 392nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 41-29474. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Lee Schaefer

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 392nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #4129474. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • William Trappe

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 392nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #4129474. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Wilbur Valley

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 392nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #4129474. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Olympio Zanini

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 392nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 41-29474, Killed in Action (KIA).

Places

  • Wendling

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Wendling was home to the 392nd Bomb Group from 1943 to 1945. Built in 1942, it was originally planned to be an RAF Bomber Command airfield. Improvement and expansion works were carried out in 1942 and 1943 prior to the arrival of the 392nd and...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 19 May 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 4936 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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