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Stanley T Hittner

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Osnabruck in B-24 'Off Limits Again' #4294974

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...

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 Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA 1912
Lived in Madison County, IL, USA 1942
Enlisted Peoria, IL, USA 24 October 1942
Killed in Action (KIA) Osnabrück, Germany 12 October 1944
Buried Louisville, KY, USA 31 October 1951

Zachary Taylor National Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: F, 263-5

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 February 2018 21:42:00 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/2590/40479_646933_0466-00710?pid=17...

Date Contributor Update
29 May 2016 03:44:29 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, events, person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://wwii-army.mooseroots.com/l/1394686/Stanley-T-Hittner
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=hittner&GSfn=stanl...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:22 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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