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Warren E Wright

Military

Shot down by fighters on a mission to Brunswick on 20 Feb 1944 in B-24J 42-100085. Seven crew baled out before a/c exploded and crashed SW of Brunswick. Prisoner of War.

Service

Units served with

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 564th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-100085

    B-24 Liberator
    Shot down on 20 February 1944. The aircraft was last seen losing altitude and had a large hole in its left wing, when it exploded shortly after. 3 members of the crew were Killed in Action and 7 taken Prisoner of War.

Events

Event Location Date
Born Saylesville, Rhode Island
Prisoner of war 20 February 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:06 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2434, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces

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