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Paul Baus Jr.

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Osnabruck in B-24 'Off Limits Again' 42-94974.

Service

People

  • Quinton Bailey

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Quinton Bailey served as a pilot with the 466th Bomb Group. He was Killed in Action (KIA) when his aircraft, B-24 'Off Limits Again' #42-94974, was hit by flak and crashed at Osnabruck on 12 October 1944. ...

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Units served with

  • 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

Aircraft

  • 42-94974 Off Limit's Again

    B-24 Liberator
    Hit by flak. Witnesses described the aircraft as "one solid mass of flame from the leading edge of the wing all the way to the tail." A wing came off and the plane nosed into a spin. Then the broke off at the rear bomb bay wall. Witnesses said the crew...

Missions

  • 674

    12 October 1944
    Black Week

Associated Place

  • 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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Philadelphia, PA 30 May 1921
Lived in Philadelphia, PA, USA 1942

7404 Lawndale Street

Enlisted Philadelphia, PA, USA 31 July 1942
Killed in Action (KIA) Osnabrück, Germany 12 October 1944
Buried Louisville, KY, USA 1948

Zachary Taylor National Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: F, 263-265

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 January 2019 23:43:29 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/3147/41226_2421401696_0758-01313?pi...

Date Contributor Update
22 June 2016 00:44:25 466thHistorian Changes to service number, events, person associations, place associations, mission associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=3687856

Date Contributor Update
16 September 2015 15:49:50 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from :
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia;
MACR 9488

Date Contributor Update
03 November 2014 23:23:47 466thHistorian Changes to surname, middlename, suffix and awards
Sources

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 9488 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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