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42-7572

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

  • George Bigelow

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 #42-7572 'Werewolf'. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Charles Clark

    Military | 446th Bomb Group

  • Irving Day

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 446th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 #42-7572 'Werewolf'. POW. POW

  • Valley Ditch

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 #42-7572 'Werewolf'. POW. POW

  • James Evans

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 446th Bomb Group

  • Edsel Fish

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 #42-7572 'Werewolf'. POW. POW

  • Glenn Hoffman

    Military | Lieutenant | B-24 Navigator | 446th Bomb Group
    Glenn Hoffman graduated from high school in 1939 after 4 years at Highland Park High School, Highland Park, Illinois. He worked for awhile as a stableman in a riding stable. He was, then, employed at the Chicago Union Station in the Chicago office of...

  • Euylse Jackson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    S/Sgt Euylse Jackson was Right Waist gunner on B-24 Quivering Box #42-100315 of 446th BG / 705th BS, shot down by Flak on the 21 July 1944 mission to Munich, Germany. Wounded, Jackson went down with the plane and crashed near Tholen in The Netherlands....

  • William Kopczynski

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 446th Bomb Group
    Bill Kopczynski trained as a gunner and was sent overseas. He served in the 446th Bomb Group / 705th Bomb Squadron at Bungay, England. He was Ball Turret Gunner on B-24 “Quivering Box” # 42-100315 when it was hit by Flak on the 21 July 1944 mission to...

  • James Korte

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 #42=7572 'Werewolf'. POW. POW

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Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 11 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 January 2020 23:40:47 phil marchese Changes to production block number and markings
Sources

AAM associated image

Date Contributor Update
21 January 2020 23:12:04 jmoore43 Changes to nicknames
Sources

Added the nickname mentioned n the "Summary biography" of Sterling Tuck, bombardier.

Date Contributor Update
26 April 2016 14:43:31 ED-BB Changes to person associations and media associations
Sources

Added the Eric H. Sherman crew photo in front of WEREWOLF ! # 42-7572.

Date Contributor Update
26 April 2016 14:30:49 ED-BB Changes to nicknames and media associations
Sources

Added crew photo from the Glenn W. Hoffman family

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:05 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3782 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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