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Charles H Myers

Military

Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-24 #427655. Killed in Action (KIA).

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Service

Units served with

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 448th Bombardment Group was organized on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May 1943 at Gowen Field, near Boise, Idaho. The initial training of the air crews took place in Florida. The entire group was assembled Wendover Field, Utah. Both air and...

  • 712th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-7655 'Chubby Champ'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 712BS, 448BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Berlin 29-Apr-44. Hit by flak and by fighters in rear fuselage. Bale out order given by pilot, 5 x POW, 5 x KIA. Crashed Oldenburg, Germany. MACR 4486

Events

Event Location Date
Born Tyrone, Pennsylvania, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 29 April 1944
Died 29 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:42 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4486 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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