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42-7640

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...

  • 707th Bomb Squadron

People

  • James Blaisdell

    Military | Sergeant | Gunner, Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW). Left Marrakech in B24#42-7640 ferrying to England. Flak knocked out 2 engines near Brest, FR. Crashed.

  • John Boyle

    Military | Private | Ball Turret Gunner, Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW). Left Marrakech in B24#42-7640 ferrying to England. Flak knocked out 2 engines near Brest, FR. Crashed.

  • Jessie Daniel

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Engineer, Top Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW). Left Marrakech in B24#42-7640 ferrying to England. Flak knocked out 2 engines near Brest, FR. Crashed.

  • Samuel Fowlkes

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    POW. Left Marrakech in B24#42-7640 ferrying to England. Flak knocked out 2 engines near Brest, FR. Crashed.

  • Olaf Haugen

    Military | Sergeant | Gunner, Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW). Left Marrakech in B24#42-7640 ferrying to England. Flak knocked out 2 engines near Brest, FR. Crashed.

  • Loren Kaufman

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 446th Bomb Group

  • Edgar Kern

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group

  • Harold Kerns

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 446th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA). Left Marrakech in B24#42-7640 ferrying to England. Flak knocked out 2 engines near Brest, FR. Upom bale out, Lt. Kerns broke his neck. .

  • Jack Kinkell

    Military | Technical Sergeant | CC | 446th Bomb Group

  • Daniel Lafferty

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW). Left Marrakech in B24#42-7640 ferrying to England. Flak knocked out 2 engines near Brest, FR. Crashed.

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Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 18 November 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:06 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 1252 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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