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42-94994

B-24 Liberator

Crashed near Denklingen, Ger. MACR 6739

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

  • Seymour Alexander

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down and crashed near Denklingen on 7/11/44 in B-24 'Dissipated Duck' #4294994 POW

  • Russell Burbee

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down and crashed near Denklingen on 7/11/44 in B-24 'Dissipated Duck' #4294994 POW

  • John Caselli

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down and crashed near Denklingen on 7/11/44 in B-24 'Dissipated Duck' #4294994 POW

  • James Dale

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down and crashed near Denklingen in B-24 'Dissipated Duck' #42-94994. According to "Review and Recommendations" paper in US trial (Dachau) 12-80, he was shot at Ludenhausen "while attempting to escape". Perpetrator killed...

  • Alvin Donn

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down and crashed near Denklingen on 7/11/44 in B-24 'Dissipated Duck' #4294994 POW

  • Robert Hancock

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down and crashed near Denklingen on 7/11/44 in B-24 'Dissipated Duck' #4294994 POW

  • Edward Heckelbeck

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed near Denklingen on 7/11/44 in B-24 'Dissipated Duck' #4294994 POW

  • Claar Moody

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down and crashed near Denklingen on 7/11/44 in B-24 'Dissipated Duck' #4294994 POW

  • John Somers

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down and crashed near Denklingen on 7/11/44 in B-24 'Dissipated Duck' #4294994 POW

  • Lewis Williams

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer, Top Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Shot down and crashed near Denklingen on 11 July 1944 in B-24 'Dissipated Duck' #4294994. Taken as a Prisoner of War (POW).

Places

  • Bungay

    Military site : airfield
    From late November 1943, the three bases of Bungay, Seething and Hardwick were the stations of the 20th Combat Wing of the Eighth Air Force. The base had previously housed individual squadrons of the 310th Bomb Group (Twelfth Air Force) and of the 93rd...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 11 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 December 2017 23:36:34 Kauko56 Changes to description
Sources

MACR 6739

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 6939 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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