UPL 29770

VIDEO

Video and photographs of four memorials in Eastern England to seven lost planes.

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Units

The insignia of the 389th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
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
Unofficial emblem of the 467th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
The insignia of the 487th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 453rd Bomb Group 734th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 38469484
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 467th Bomb Group 791st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-668694
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 453rd Bomb Group 734th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 34037562
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 467th Bomb Group 791st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18183567
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 566th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 34872055
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Gunner

Aircraft

The nose art of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-50452) nicknamed "Earthquake McGoon"of the 389th Bomb Group.
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Earthquake McGoon
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 566th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Worry Bird
  • Unit: 453rd Bomb Group 734th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 467th Bomb Group 791st Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Tommy Thumper II
  • Unit: 34th Bomb Group 467th Bomb Group 4th Bomb Squadron 790th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Old Glory
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 565th Bomb Squadron

Locations

Revisions

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorRob in Norwich
Sources

Connections added for the people named on the memorials featured in the video (with the exception of D R Bromer, named on the Carleton Rode memorial but not recorded in the archive).

Date: 28 Aug 2017 09:19:21
ContributorRob in Norwich
Sources

Video produced and published by Rob Edwards