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Probably the last known picture of the 41-23779"4-Q-2" crew. My Uncle "SSG Andy Chalan" front row center. Aircraft was shot down on 14 Jan 44 (MACR 2362)

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Units

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

People

  • Joseph Capo

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Shot down by head-on attacks by fighters on mission to military targets at Escalles-sur-Buchy, France on 14 January 1944 in B-24D #41-23779 '4-Q-2'. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Andy Chalan

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Shot down by head-on attacks by fighters on mission to military targets at Escalles-sur-Buchy, France on 14 January 1944 in B-24D #41-23779 '4-Q-2'. Andy Chalan was flying as the Right Waist Gunner. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Raymond Clark

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Shot down by head-on attacks by fighters on mission to military targets at Escalles-sur-Buchy, France on 14 January 1944 in B-24D #41-23779 '4-Q-2'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Richard Forest

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Shot down by head-on attacks by fighters on mission to military targets at Escalles-sur-Buchy, France on 14 January 1944 in B-24D #41-23779 '4-Q-2'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Henry Goodwin

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down by head-on attacks by fighters on mission to military targets at Escalles-sur-Buchy, France on 14 January 1944 in B-24D #41-23779 '4-Q-2'. KIA.

  • Joseph Mindelsohn

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Shot down by head-on attacks by fighters on mission to military targets at Escalles-sur-Buchy, France on 14 January 1944 in B-24D #41-23779 '4-Q-2'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • John Monks

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Shot down by head-on attacks by fighters on mission to military targets at Escalles-sur-Buchy, France on 14 Jan 1944 in B-24D #41-23779 '4-Q-2'. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Joseph Palys

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator Gunner
    Shot down by head-on attacks by fighters on mission to military targets at Escalles-sur-Buchy, France on 14 January 1944 in B-24D #41-23779 '4-Q-2'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • John Phelps

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Shot down by head-on attacks by fighters on mission to military targets at Escalles-sur-Buchy, France on 14 January 1944 in B-24D #41-23779 '4-Q-2'. Killed in Action (KIA).

Aircraft

  • 41-23779 '4Q2'

    B-24 Liberator
    A/C flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid, returning safely to Libya. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 August 2015 22:28:57 Jenny Changes to person associations
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Added other people associations from the record for the aircraft 41-23779

Date Contributor Update
14 August 2015 21:50:11 Jenny Changes to unit associations and person associations
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Associations made from image caption

Date Contributor Update
14 August 2015 21:48:52 mchalan Changes to person associations and aircraft associations
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Added crew photo and associated person (Andy Chalan) and aircraft (41-23779) to this picture

Date Contributor Update
14 August 2015 21:31:21 mchalan Created entry with caption
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