Kenneth G Carson


1 October 1943, in ac B-24 41-23936 'Queen Anne' was attacked by fighters on bombing run on Wiener, Austria. Carson was one of 2 crewmembers who bailed out near Vienna to become Prisoner of War (POW)s. Pilot Oakley crash landed in British held territory near Foggia, Italy. This unit was on temporary duty with the 9th AAC.


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A B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-95260) nicknamed "Lili Marlene" of the 66th Bomb Squadron, 44th Bomb Group flies in formation with two comrades. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'B-24 H & B-24 J OF 44th B.G. 66th Sqdn'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Squadron
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Queen Anne Margurite
  • Unit: 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs 66th Bomb Squadron


Event Location Date Description


Pine City, Minnesota


Date27 Sep 2014 18:17:52

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces Vol I p. 299, by Bishop and Hey, 44th Bomb Group Roll of Honor and Casualties by Will Lundy p.126-7.