Eugene F Becker


On December 17, 1944 he was on the crew of the 15th AF B-24J Liberator 42-52045 during a mission over the Odertal oil plant in Germany. Shortly after passing over the target they were hit by another B-24 (42-51941) and the tail of the other bomber was sheared off.

Prisoner of War.


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Units served with

A B-24 Liberator (serial number 44-450443) of the 451st Bomb Group, 15th Air Force releases bombs during a mission.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


Prisoners of war, including Colonel Hubert Zemke of the 479th Fighter Group at Stalag Luft I.
  • Site type: Prisoner of war camp
  • Known as: Stalag Luft I, Barth, Germany


Event Location Date Description


Prisoner of War

17 December 1944 - 14 June 1945


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