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41-29342

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 755th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Joseph Agitata

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Koblenz on 9/9/44 in B-24 Rough Riders #4129342

  • Ralph Bonner

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight engineer | 458th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 755BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF. Lt Rex Brudos crew. 30 x combat mission. ETD Awards: DFC, AM, WWII Victory, EAME

  • John Brixius

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 458th Bomb Group

  • Rex Brudos

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 458th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 755BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF. 30 x combat mission. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • George Campbell

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 458th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Hit by flak and crashed at Harveng on 7/12/44 in B-24 42-100365. POW

  • Grant Conant

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 458th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 755BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF. Lt Rex Brudos. 30 x combat mission. ETD Awards: DFC, AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Herschel Dailey

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top turret gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 755BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF. 30 x combat mission. ETD Awards: DFC, AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • John Ferrando

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 458th Bomb Group
    Evaded (EVD) Crashed at Koblenz on 9/9/44 in B-24 Rough Riders #4129342

  • Jerome Jacobs

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 458th Bomb Group
    Crashed at Koblenz on 9/9/44 in B-24 'Rough Riders' #41-29342, Evaded (EVD).

  • David Jelinek

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 458th Bomb Group
    35 missions DFC/ AM 2/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster

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Places

  • Horsham St Faith

    Military site : airfield
    Horsham St Faith was an RAF Bomber Command Station opened in June 1940. It was home to Bristol Blenheim medium-bombers, and was for a time occupied by fighters, including those of No. 19 Squadron and No. 264 Squadron. From September 1942 the airfield...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 9 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 September 2018 20:20:06 Yvette Townsend Changes to place associations
Sources

www.cnam.org.uk

Date Contributor Update
23 March 2015 15:44:09 Bill Morris Changes to media associations
Sources

www.b24bestweb.com via Fort Worth Aviation Museum

Date Contributor Update
23 March 2015 15:05:28 Bill Morris Changes to nicknames
Sources

www.b24bestweb.com via Fort Worth Aviation Museum

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:05 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 8610 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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