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42-95177

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...

  • 859th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Henry Fischer

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Shot down 7 July 1944. Prisoner of War (POW). Hit by fighters and crashed at Halberstadt in B-24 #4295177 POW Medal

  • Andrew Jackson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by fighters and crashed at Halberstadt in B-24 #42-95177 on 7/7/44 POW

  • James Kelly

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed at Halberstadt in B-24 #4295177

  • Clarence Majchrzak

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Shot down by fighters and crashed at Halberstadt in B-24 #42-95177, Killed in Action (KIA).

  • William McLaughlin

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed at Halberstadt in B-24 #4295177

  • Henry Meyer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed at Halberstadt in B=24 #4295177

  • Clayton Newman

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed nat Halberstadt in B-24 #4295177

  • James Nixon

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Shot down by fighters and crashed at Halberstadt on 7/7/44 in B-24 #42-95177, Prisoner of War (POW).

  • August Schnepf

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by fighters and crashed at Halberstadt on 7/7/44 in B-24 #4295177 POW

  • Lester Stein

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed at Halberstadt in B-24 #4295177

Places

  • North Pickenham

    Military site : airfield
    Built comparatively late during 1943-44 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, North Pickenham was rather cramped as an airfield site so the main runway was shorter than typical. It had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 7 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 April 2018 12:45:15 Lucy May Changes to person associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/1/28676176

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 7237 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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