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42-94859

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

  • Dean Aitken

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    B-24 'Do-Jim-Don' #42-94859 shot down by flak and fighter aircraft, crashed near Rennes 12 June 1944. Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Blaine Barritt

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 446th Bomb Group
    B-24 'Do-Jim-Don' #42-94859 shot down by flak and fighter aircraft, crashed near Rennes 12 June 1944. Evaded (EVD)

  • John Borowksi

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group

  • John Borowski

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Left Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    B-24 'Do-Jim-Don' #42-94859 shot down by flak and fighter aircraft, crashed near Rennes 12 June 1944. Evaded (EVD)

  • A.C. Brossett

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Right Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    B-24 'Do-Jim-Don' #42-94859 shot down by flak and fighter aircraft, crashed near Rennes 12 June 1944. Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Waldo Glass

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 446th Bomb Group
    B-24 'Do-Jim-Don' #42-94859 shot down by flak and fighter aircraft, crashed near Rennes 12 June 1944. Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Willard Hill

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    B-24 'Do-Jim-Don' #42-94859 shot down by flak and fighter aircraft, crashed near Rennes 12 June 1944. Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Willard Hill

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 446th Bomb Group

  • Harry Meeker

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    B-24 'Do-Jim-Don' #42-94859 shot down by flak and fighter aircraft, crashed near Rennes 12 June 1944. Evaded (EVD)

  • Hyman Nutkis

    Military | Flight Officer | Navigator | 446th Bomb Group
    B-24 'Do-Jim-Don' #42-94859 shot down by flak and fighter aircraft, crashed near Rennes 12 June 1944. Prisoner of War (POW)

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Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 12 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 February 2020 18:38:53 phil marchese Changes to production block number and markings
Sources

Clarified ambiguity in comments and brought comments ckoser inlinevwith standards.

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 23:43:38 angelo Changes to nicknames and markings
Sources

My father flew this B-24. I have his flight jacket with the same painting on it. Also a picture showing the serial number.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 5802 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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