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42-52733

B-24 Liberator

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

  • John Cambre

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 'Jiggs' #42-52733, Interned (INT).

  • Charles Crisp

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 446th Bomb Group
    Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 'Jiggs' # 4252733 Interned

  • Philip Engel

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 'Jiggs' 42-52733. Interned

  • Harry Grafton

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 'Jiggs' 42-52733. Interned.

  • James Hanion

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 'Jiggs' # 4252733 Interned

  • Kenneth Myers

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 'Jiggs' #4252733 Interned

  • Anthony Ralys

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 'Jiggs' #42-52733, Interned (INT).

  • Wilbur Robinson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 'Jiggs' 42-52733, Interned.

  • Walter Slater

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 446th Bomb Group
    Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 'Jiggs' # 4252733 Interned

  • Leland Thomas

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 446th Bomb Group
    Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 'Jiggs' # 4252733 Interned

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 20 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 April 2021 19:42:43 jmoore43 Changes to nicknames
Sources

Added the A/C nickname listed in the "Summary biography" sections of several crew including the Pilot “Harry E Grafton”.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:55 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 6161 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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