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42-110104

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 330th Bomb Squadron

People

  • William Austin

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    While serving as a Waist Gunner on B-24D 41-24745 'Katy Bug' his aircraft sustained the failure of two engines and crashed into a tree while attempting an emergency landing at Little Stukeley. 4 crew members were killed. SSgt Austin was uninjured and...

  • James Bundy

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    B-24 #42-110104 hit by flak, crashed near Lorient 13 June 1944. Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Albert Cool

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    B-24 #42-110104 hit by flak, crashed near Lorient 13 June 1944. Killed in Action (KIA) DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • T Corkle

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 93rd Bomb Group

  • Theodore Juraschek

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    B-24 #42-110104 hit by flak, crashed near Lorient 13 June 1944. Killed in Action (KIA) AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Carl Lewis

    Military | Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    B-24 #42-110104 hit by flak, crashed near Lorient 13 June 1944. Killed in Action (KIA)

  • John Merlino

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 93rd Bomb Group
    B-24 #42-110104 hit by flak, crashed near Lorient 13 June 1944. Killed in Action (KIA)

  • John Rudy

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    B-24 #42-110104 hit by flak, crashed near Lorient 13 June 1944. Evaded (EVD)

  • Thomas Sornsin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    B-24 #42-110104 hit by flak, crashed near Lorient 13 June 1944. Prisoner of War (POW)

  • John Sykes

    Military | First Lieutenant | B-24 Navigator | 93rd Bomb Group
    B-24 #42-110104 hit by flak, crashed near Lorient 13 June 1944. Killed in Action (KIA) AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster

Missions

  • 410

    13 June 1944

Places

  • Hardwick

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber airfield, Hardwick was used first by the 310th Bomb Group, equipped with B-25 Mitchells. In December 1943, the B-24 Liberators of the 93rd Bomb Group moved in, and remained until the end of the war, flying over 330 missions....

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 13 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 November 2014 21:45:43 Lee8thbuff Changes to place associations and mission associations
Sources

Lee Cunningham 28-Nov-2014. Place and Mission associations per MACR 5913

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 5913 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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