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42-50681

B-24 Liberator

Crashed "Hohe Wurzel" 2 kilometres SSE of Seitzenhahn near Wiesbaden, Ger on 19 OCT 1944 (MACR 9633 page 9 - no mention of "Prum" in the whole MACR) with Martin J. Mullane (Pilot, KIA), Norman Marshank (cp, PoW), Louis Kieffer (nav, PoW), Ralph Dougherty (Bb, PoW), Willard Perry (eng/ttg, KIA), Hoover Baucom (r/o, KIA), Wallace Maxson (btg, PoW), Ray Green (wg, PoW), Roy Glover (wg, PoW), Ben Ringo (tg, PoW). Perry is named in US war crimes case 12-2000 charge 4 as being murdered while PoW.

Service

Units

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 704th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Hoover Baucom

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 446th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed near Prum in B-24 'Slightly Dangerous' 42-50681

  • Ralph Dougherty

    Military | Captain | Bombardier, Staff Bombardier | 446th Bomb Group
    POW Crashed near Prum on 10/19/44 in B-24 'Slightly Dangerous' #4250681

  • Roy Glover

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Prum on 10/19/44 in B-24 'Slightly Dangerous' #450681

  • George Green

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Prum on 10/19/44 in B-24 'Slightly Dangerous' #4250681

  • Louis Kieffer

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Prum on 10/19/44 in B-24 'Slightly Dangerous' #4250681

  • Norman Marshank

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Prum on 10/19/44 in B-24 'Slightly Dangerous' #4250681

  • Wallace Maxson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Prum on 10/19/44 in B-24 'Slightly Dangerous' #4250681

  • Martin Mullane

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 446th Bomb Group

  • Willard Perry

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    ...

  • Benjamin Ringo

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Prum on 10/19/44 in B-24 'Slightly Dangerous' #4250681

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 19 October 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 December 2018 13:30:56 Kauko56 Changes to description
Sources

MACR

Date Contributor Update
09 December 2018 13:29:48 Kauko56 Changes to nicknames and description
Sources

MACR 9633, Review and Recommendations paper for US case 12-2000

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:53 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 9633 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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