42-52382 Wurf less

Object Number - UPL 23128 - Crew members of the 755th Bomb Squadron, pose beside a Consolidated B-24 42-52382 'Wurf'Less' somewhere in England. 26 March 1944. Rear L-R :...

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Units served with

Personnel of the 458th Bomb Group gather around a B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-29303) nicknamed "Liberty Lib" in order to transfer a casualty into a waiting ambulance. Image via Harry Holmes. Written on slide casing: '458th BG.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 755th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 39901872
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Flight engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 755th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17031412 / O-72528
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 753rd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 755th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 11069675 / O-688723
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 755th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 15324254
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top turret gunner

Events

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Germany 18 April 1944

Revisions

Date7 Apr 2020 19:31:07
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added the A/C nickname shown in the photo attached to the A/C #42-52382.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:54
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 4059 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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