The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...
Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by fighters and crashed at Halberstadt in B-24 #42-95177 on 7/7/44
Military site : airfield
Built comparatively late during 1943-44 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, North Pickenham was rather cramped as an airfield site so the main runway was shorter than typical. It had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2...
|Born||Sloan, New York, USA|
|Killed in Action (KIA)||Germany||7 July 1944|
|29 March 2020 00:42:15||jmoore43||Changes to biography|
Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.
|27 September 2014 18:03:42||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7237 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database