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42-109795

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 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...

  • 567th Bomb Squadron

    567th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    567th Bombardment Squadron, 24 December 1942 - 13 September 1945 ...

People

  • George Bamford

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Hit by flak and crashed at Moorimerfeld in B-24 #42109795

  • Norbert Bengford

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Nose Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Hit by flak and crashed at Moorimerfeld in B-24 42-109795

  • Paul Bigby

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed at Moorimerfeld on 8/16/44 in B-24 #42109795 POW

  • John Brod

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Hit by flak and crashed at Moorimerfeld in B-24 #42109795

  • Joseph Horecny

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 389th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Hit by flak and crashed at Moorimerfeld in B-24 #42109795

  • Edgar Leggett

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 389th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Hit by flak and crashed at Moorimerfeld in B-24 #42109795

  • Alfred Lehmann

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Hit by flak and crashed at Moorimerfeld in B-24 #42109795

  • Carmen Newson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 389th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed at Moorimerfeld on 8/16/44 in B-24 #42109795 POW

  • Lewis Space

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Hit by flak and crashed at Moorimerfeld on 8/16/44 in B-24 #42109795

  • Roland Yoders

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Roland Elias Yoders enlisted in the US Army Air Corp, completed pilot training & received the rank of First Lieutenant. He was assigned to the 567th Bomb Squadron, 389th Bomb Group. On 16 August 1944, he was killed in action when the aircraft he was...

Places

  • Hethel

    Military site : airfield
    Construction of Hethel airfield began in 1941, and was finished in late 1942. The number of hardstandings was increased from the planned 36 to 50 in 1942, in order to accommodate a full heavy bomb group. The 320th Bomb Group occupied the base for ten...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 16 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 July 2015 23:17:56 Gunner04 Changes to nicknames
Sources

Official US Army Air Corps records

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 7909 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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