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41-29579

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 703rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Charles Deckert

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 445th Bomb Group

  • Paul Devries

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer, Top Turret Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) 09/27/44

  • John Donahue

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Radio Operator | 445th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down on 9/27/44 on Kassel mission in B-24 #4129579

  • John Durr

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 445th Bomb Group

  • Oliver Elder

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down on Kassel mission in B-24 #41-29579, Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Roy Ellender

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 445th Bomb Group
    Shot down on 9/27/44 on Kassel mission in B-24 #41-29579, Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Stanley Morse

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 445th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 27 September 1944 in B-24 #4129579 AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Charles Vergos

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 445th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 27 September 1944 in B-24 41-29579. Transferred with crew 718 from 492nd BG, 857th BS, per SO#120.

  • Harold Whidden

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 445th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) - shot down on 9/27/44 on Kassel mission in B-24 41-29579.

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 27 September 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 9387 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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