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Cornelius J Callahan


Killed in Action. Ran out of fuel and crashed near Lille in B-24 41-28776.


Units served with

  • 392nd Bomb Group

    392nd Bomb Group

    The 392nd Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Wendling, Norfolk from August 1943 until April 1945. They were the first Group allocated B-24H Liberators, the first B-24 series fitted with a nose turret on the production line. The adaptation increased...

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 578th Bomb Squadron
  • 66th Bomb Squadron


  • 41-28776

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 66BS, 44BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Munich. Ran out of fuel and crashed near Lille on 11-Jul-44. 3 x EVD, 1 x POW, 8 x KIA. MACR 7511.


Event Location Date
Born Brooklyn, New York, USA
Killed in action 11 July 1944


Date Contributor Update
22 February 2022 16:32:48 general ira snapsorter Changes to service number, biography, events and unit associations

Date Contributor Update
13 February 2020 04:45:08 jmoore43 Changes to biography

Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" for clarity.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:38 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7511 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database