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41-29451

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

  • John Akin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #4129451 'Helfer College. ' Ditched in Channel. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • John Busch

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #4129451 'Helfer College. ' Ditched in Channel. Returned to base. Earlier 10 July 1943 may have been flying on B24 42-40784'Travelin Trollop' from Gander, landed at Lahinch, Ireland beach short of fuel. No injuries to crew.

  • Jack Granados

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #4129451 'Helfer College. ' Ditched in Channel. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • George Huck

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #4129451 'Helfer College. ' Ditched in Channel. Returned to base.

  • Val Kalligeros

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #4129451 'Helfer College. ' Ditched in Channel. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Daniel McGhiey

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 389th Bomb Group

  • Raffelea Odorisio

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 41-29451 'Helfer College. ' Ditched in Channel. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Fred Rossignol

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #4129451 'Helfer College. ' Ditched in Channel. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • John Sequin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 9 May 1944 in B-24 #4129451 'Helfer College. ' Ditched in Channel. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • John Sheperd

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 389th Bomb Group

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Over Water (OW) North Sea 9 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 April 2015 01:21:09 Bill Morris Changes to nicknames
Sources

B-24 Nose Art name Directory via Fort Worth Aviation Museum

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

MACR 4933 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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