Edgar W Carr


Made and emergency landing after 8 of the crew baled out near Schoenwalde, GR on a mission to Genshagen on 6 Mar 1944 in B-24H #42-7586 'God Bless Our Ship'. Prisoner of War (POW).



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A pathfinder B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-51681) of the 453rd Bomb Group flies in formation with a fellow Liberator of the 453rd and and a pathfinder Liberator of the 445th Bomb Group. Image via Alan Rowsell.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


German soldiers examine a crashed B-24 Liberator of the 445th Bomb Group, shot down near Berlin. Handwritten caption on reverse: '445 BG, B-24 Shot down over Berlin 3/6/44.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: God Bless Our Ship
  • Unit: 445th Bomb Group 701st Bomb Squadron


Event Location Date Description


Lima, Ohio, USA


Prisoner of War (POW)

Germany 6 March 1944


Date27 Sep 2014 18:08:07
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2960 / MACR 2960, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database