42-78668 Girl Crazy

Object Number - UPL 51663 - B-24 42-78668 “Girl Crazy”, 736BS, 454BG, 15AF

Assigned to 736BS, 454BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return Valentine tank works, Austria with Charles Faxon Jr crew 23-Mar-45; shot down, 7 x POW, 2 x KIA MACR 13251

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 454th Bomb Group 736th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33646945
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Flight engineer / Top turret
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 454th Bomb Group 736th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32989070
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Nose Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 454th Bomb Group 736th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 37513449
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 454th Bomb Group 736th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 15088291 / O-711626
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 454th Bomb Group 736th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19108174
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Crashed

Valentine, Austria 23 March 1945 Failed to Return Valentine tank works, Austria with Charles Faxon Jr crew 23-Mar-45; shot down, 6 x POW, 3 KIA? MACR 13251

Assigned

San Giovani, Italy Assigned to 736BS, 454BG, 15AF USAAF.

Manufactured

North American, Dallas Built at North American, Dallas

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