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MACR 3847
42-52610
"The Madame"
466th BG | 786th BS
08 Apr 1944

Connections

Units

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Roland Boulter

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252610 'The Madam. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Albert English

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Waist Gunner
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252610 'The Madam. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Edward Homner

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252610 'The Madam. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Kenneth Kessenger

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 42-52610 'The Madam. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Leonard Lombardo

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Waist Gunner
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 42-52610 'The Madam. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Russell Medico

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252610 'The Madam. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • David O'Rear

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #4252610 'The Madam. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Lewis Straw

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Tail Gunner
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #42-52610 'The Madam', Prisoner of War (POW) at Stalag XVIIB. POW, Bronze Battle Star, Purple Heart, member of Caterpillar Club

  • Wallace Tyner

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #42-52610 'The Madam', Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Aircraft

  • 42-52610 The Madame

    B-24 Liberator
    Mission 291 350 B-24s are dispatched to aviation industry targets in Brunswick. 1944-04-08 - MACR #: 3847 Notes: 52610 (466th BG) lost Apr 8, 1944, Germany. MACR 3847

Missions

Locations

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 April 2020 15:34:44 Brad Sullivan Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

NARA: Missing Air Crew Reports (MACRs)

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