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Lead Bombardier 1/Lt Nelson Segraves in front of “Quivering Box” - # 42-100315 (photo via Glenn Hoffman’s family)



  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 705th Bomb Squadron


  • Nelson Segraves

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Born and raised on the family farm at "Double Bridges" in Osceola, Arkansas, Nelson Segraves enlisted in the Air Corps two months before the attack on Pearl Harbor. He followed Bombardier training and was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant. After training at...


  • 42-100315 Quivering Box

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24J "Quivering Box of 446th Bomb Group / 705th Bomb Squadron was hit by Flak on return from the 21 July 1944 mission to Munich, Germany. One engine caught fire imediately and another stopped. According to a statement in the Missing Air Crew Report ...


Date Contributor Update
29 September 2016 11:12:34 Lucy May Changes to caption and person associations

Date Contributor Update
26 April 2016 13:48:10 ED-BB Changes to caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations

Corrected caption (unidentified in place of "Glenn W. Hoffman") - Photo via the Glenn Hoffman family

Date Contributor Update
20 April 2016 14:49:43 ED-BB Created entry with caption and person associations

Associated person and photo