42-100288 Maj. Hoople

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Units served with

A flight of B-24 Liberators of the 446th Bomb Group fly in formation above the clouds.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 707th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-684681
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 707th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36721086
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 707th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 39452600
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner, Tail Gunner; Asstistant Radio operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 707th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 15104665
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 707th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-683835
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

Places

Aerial photograph of Bungay (Flixton) airfield, looking south, the technical site- with T2 hangar- and control tower are to the right, where the main airfield gate is also situated, 16 October 1945. Photograph taken by No. 541 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/930. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Flixton

Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 1944-03-06

Revisions

Date14 Mar 2021 22:07:22
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added an association to Bungay, the home base for the 466th BG.

Date14 Mar 2021 21:23:44
Contributorjmoore43
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Added the A/C nickname listed in the "Summary biography" sections of several crew including the Pilot “Robert E Paltz”.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:08
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 2966 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database