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43-34300

B-26 Marauder

Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Dassburg rail bridge left formation shortly after IP, last seen vicinity of Ettelbruck. 23-Jan-45. 6 x KIA MACR 11924

Service

People

  • Weldon Babin

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Dassburg rail bridge in B-26 43-34300 left formation shortly after IP, last seen vicinity of Ettelbruck. 23-Jan-45. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 11924 Awards: PH.

  • Rufus Berry

    Military | Sergeant | Engineer / Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Dassburg rail bridge in B-26 43-34300 left formation shortly after IP, last seen vicinity of Ettelbruck. 23-Jan-45. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 11924 Awards: PH.

  • Louis Costa

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Dassburg rail bridge in B-26 43-34300 left formation shortly after IP, last seen vicinity of Ettelbruck. 23-Jan-45. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 11924 Awards: AM, PH.

  • Frank Forrest

    Military | Captain | Group navigator | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Goy hit by flak in starboard wing crashed Gey, Germany 18-Nov-44 Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 10465 Awards: AM, PH.

  • William Genders

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Dassburg rail bridge in B-26 43-34300 left formation shortly after IP, last seen vicinity of Ettelbruck. 23-Jan-45. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 11924 Awards: PH.

  • Arleigh Terry

    Military | Sergeant | Radio / Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Dassburg rail bridge in B-26 43-34300 left formation shortly after IP, last seen vicinity of Ettelbruck. 23-Jan-45. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 11924 Awards: PH.

  • Vincent Vollono

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Dassburg rail bridge in B-26 43-34300 left formation shortly after IP, last seen vicinity of Ettelbruck. 23-Jan-45. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 11924 Awards: PH.

Places

  • Boreham

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1943-1944, it was used by B-26 Marauder bombers of the Ninth Air Force's 394th Bomb Group in 1944. The 315th Troop Carrier Group were temporary lodgers at the airfield in 1945, shortly before it closed. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Assigned Boreham, UK 1944

Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF.

Crashed Ettelbruck, Germany 23 January 1945

Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Dassburg rail bridge left formation shortly after IP. 23-Jan-45. 6 x KIA MACR 11924

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 November 2018 15:39:59 Al_Skiff Changes to markings
Sources

http://aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmsqdn.asp?squad=586&Submit5=Go
https://www.fold3.com/image/46711158
https://www.markstyling.com/b26_research.13.htm

Date Contributor Update
05 November 2018 14:16:38 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, markings, description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmsqdn.asp?squad=586&Submit5=Go
https://www.fold3.com/image/46711158

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:21 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 11924 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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