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Crew of the Lucky tiger, B-24D #63958, shot down over Germany 08 Oct 1943

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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...

People

  • Louis DeNuzzia

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Shot down 8 October 1943 in B-24D 42-63958 'Lucky Tiger. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Michael Fuerst

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down 8 October 1943 in B-17 #4263958 'Lucky Tiger. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Reino Hockert

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Shot down 8 October 1943 in B-17 #4263958 'Lucky Tiger. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Cecil Karnes

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner
    Shot down 8 October 1943 in B-17 #4263958 'Lucky Tiger. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Neal Lenti

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Neal was born in New York to Attilio and Gilda Lenti, immigrant parents from Italy. The family moved to Springfield MA, where Neal's father ran a hotel. Neal enlisted shortly after Pearl Harbor and trained in Texas. His crew flew over to Hethel England...

  • John Maloney

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner
    Shot down 8 October 1943 in B-17 #4263958 'Lucky Tiger. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Joseph Maricic

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner
    Shot down 8 October 1943 in B-17 #4263958 'Lucky Tiger. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • John Morrison

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Shot down 8 October 1943 in B-17 #4263958 'Lucky Tiger. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Philip Sweeney

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Shot down 8 October 1943 in B-17 #4263958 'Lucky Tiger. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Henry Wilder

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Shot down 8 October 1943 in B-17 #4263958 'Lucky Tiger. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

Aircraft

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 111

    8 October 1943
    The shipyards and industrial areas of Bremen, Germany are the primary targets for this mission, but cloud cover causes some formations to bomb targets of opportunity. The attacking elements have been summarized below: ...

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Date Contributor Update
01 December 2015 11:43:13 Lucy May Changes to person associations
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Date Contributor Update
09 May 2015 03:28:35 BRav Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and mission associations
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