42-50681 Slightly Dangerous

Crashed "Hohe Wurzel" 2 kilometres SSE of Seitzenhahn near Wiesbaden, Ger on 19 OCT 1944 (MACR 9633 page 9 - no mention of "Prum" in the whole MACR) with Martin J. Mullane (Pilot, KIA), Norman Marshank (cp, PoW), Louis Kieffer (nav, PoW), Ralph Dougherty (Bb, PoW), Willard Perry (eng/ttg, KIA), Hoover Baucom (r/o, KIA), Wallace Maxson (btg, PoW), Ray Green (wg, PoW), Roy Glover (wg, PoW), Ben Ringo (tg, PoW). Perry is named in US war crimes case 12-2000 charge 4 as being murdered while PoW.

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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 704th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 704th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Bombardier, Staff Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 704th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 704th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 704th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

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Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 1944-10-19

Revisions

Date9 Dec 2018 13:30:56
ContributorKauko56
Sources

MACR

Date9 Dec 2018 13:29:48
ContributorKauko56
Sources

MACR 9633, Review and Recommendations paper for US case 12-2000

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:53
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 9633 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database