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B-24H-25-DT #41-51121 "Niagara Special"
392nd BG - 578th BS
Previously flew with the 492nd BG - 857th BS
Shot down on 16 Jan 1945
The men are unidentified



  • 392nd Bomb Group

    392nd Bomb 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...

  • 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    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. ...

  • 578th Bomb Squadron
  • 857th Bomb Squadron



  • 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...


Date Contributor Update
09 April 2019 02:07:36 466thHistorian Changes to place associations

corrected location

Date Contributor Update
09 April 2019 01:46:29 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations