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Raymond Sachtleben Crew. They originally flew B24 44-40146, the Sugar and Spice, but died when B24 42-95160 crashed near Garveston, Norfolk.
Back row, left to right...
• Gerald Hirschman, navigator
• Raymond Sachtleben, pilot
• Wallace Krueger, bombardier
Front row, left to right...
• Oliver Brown, gunner
• Harry Wensel, gunner
• William Laslo, radio operator
• Howard Schwegel, gunner
• Clarence Grimm, engineer

Connections

Units

  • 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...

  • 856th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Oliver Brown

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    Died in crash of B24 42-95160, Garvestone Norfolk

  • Edward Bunalski

    Military | Private | Fire Fighter
    Killed by an exploding bomb as he responded to crash of B24 42-95160

  • Edward De Brular

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    Killed in crash of B24 42-95160, Garvestone Norfolk

  • Clarence Grimm

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer
    Killed in crash of B24 42-95160, Garvestone Norfolk

  • Gerald Hirschman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Killed in crash of B24 42-95160

  • Wallace Krueger

    Military | Flight Officer | Bombardier
    Killed in crash of B24 42-95160, Garvestone, Norfolk

  • William Laslo

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Killed in crash of B24 42-95160, Garvestone Norfolk.

  • Vernon Mueller

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Killed in crash of B24 42-95160, Garvestone Norfolk

  • Raymond Sachtleben

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Killed in crash of B24 42-95160, Garvestone Norfolk

  • Howard Schwegel

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    My uncle, a waist gunner, was killed in the crash of B-24, S/N 42-95160, near Garvestone, Norfolk. ...

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Aircraft

  • 42-95160

    B-24 Liberator
    Crashed 4 June 1944, Garvestone, Norfolk. Crew was killed, as well as 2 firefighters who died when a bomb exploded.

Locations

  • North Pickenham

    Military site : airfield
    Built comparatively late during 1943-44 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, North Pickenham was rather cramped as an airfield site so the main runway was shorter than typical. It had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2...

  • Garvestone

    Crash site

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 March 2015 21:26:49 usxpat Changes to place associations
Sources

http://www.492ndbombgroup.com

Date Contributor Update
21 March 2015 21:26:48 usxpat Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.492ndbombgroup.com

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