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Walter E Reeves

Connections

Units

  • 392nd Bomb Group

    392nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 392nd Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Wendling, Norfolk from August 1943 until April 1945. They were the first Group allocated B-24H Liberators, the first B-24 series fitted with a nose turret on the production line. The adaptation increased...

  • 577th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Walter Reeves

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    KIA when B24J 42-99979, "Kentucky Baby" crashed in heavy weather during assembly.

Aircraft

  • 42-99979 Kentucky Baby

    B-24 Liberator
    Crashed 21-Apr-44 at North Tuddenham, Norfolk. Photos of the aircraft can be seen here: http://www.b24.net/aircraft/KentuckyBaby.jpg

Locations

  • Wendling

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Wendling was home to the 392nd Bomb Group from 1943 to 1945. Built in 1942, it was originally planned to be an RAF Bomber Command airfield. Improvement and expansion works were carried out in 1942 and 1943 prior to the arrival of the 392nd and...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 April 2015 20:29:22 usxpat Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

www.b24.net

Date Contributor Update
04 April 2015 20:29:22 usxpat Changes to place associations
Sources

www.b24.net

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