Skip to main content
Edit entry 

Norman J Casey


Shot down 20 December 1943 in B-24 #4128589. Prisoner of War (POW).




  • Cecil Middleton

    Military | Captain | Co-Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 20 December 1943 in B-24 #4128589. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Units served with

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 566th Bomb Squadron

    566th Bomb Squadron

    Constituted 566th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 19 Dec. 1942. Activated on 24 Dec. 1942. Inactivated on 13 Sept. 1945. Campaigns: Air Offensive, Europe; Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe; Air...


  • 41-28589

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 566BS, 389BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Bremen, A/C severely hit by flak crew baled out 20-Dec-43. 10 x POW. MACR 1972.


Event Location Date
Born Nekoosa, Wisconsin
Prisoner of War (POW) North Sea 20 December 1943


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:40 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1972 / MACR 1972, 389th BG roster,  p228 in the book SECOND AIR DIVISION edited by Randy Baumgardner, D790.A2S45 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database