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42-78486

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1 Mar 42 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15 May 42. the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida, to continue advanced flight training and also to fly antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. They...

  • 328th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Charles Conley

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Crashed on 28 Jan 45 in B-24 #42-78486, Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Tyrus Gibbs

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Crashed on 28 Jan 45 in B-24 #42-78486, Prisoner of War (POW). POW medal, Air Medal w/3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ Purple Heart/ EAME Ribbon w 2/stars

  • Otis Haft

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed on 28 Jan 45 in B-24 #4278486

  • Bennie Hayes

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed on 28 Jan 45 in B-24 #4278486

  • Charles Metro

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed on 28 Jan 45 in B-24 #4278486

  • John Pace

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Crashed at Island Schouwen on 28 Jan 45 in B-24 #42-78486. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Charles Philage

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed on 28 Jan 45 in B-24 #4278486

  • Joseph Rosacker

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Island Schouwen on 28 Jan 45 in B-24 #4278486

  • Glenn Tessmer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Found in summer 1997 that he has a photo credited to him taken over Germany on the wall of the new museum in Oxford, England. ...

  • Frederick Worthen

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 93rd Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Island Schouwen on 28 Jan 45 in B-14 #4278486

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 28 January 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:06 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 12008 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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