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Crew of Exterminator



  • 392nd Bomb Group

    392nd Bomb Group

    The 392nd Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Wendling, Norfolk from August 1943 until April 1945. They were the first Group allocated B-24H Liberators, the first B-24 series fitted with a nose turret on the production line. The adaptation increased...


  • William Clifford

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down 9 October 1944 or 8 October 1943 in B-24 #427470 'Exterminator. ' Killed in Action (KIA). AM/ PH

  • Charles Zschiesche

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Assistant Radio Operator/Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA)



  • 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: ...


  • Wendling

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Wendling was home to the 392nd Bomb Group from 1943 to 1945. Built in 1942, it was originally planned to be an RAF Bomber Command airfield. Improvement and expansion works were carried out in 1942 and 1943 prior to the arrival of the 392nd and...


Date Contributor Update
01 January 2017 11:44:53 Hofmanmd Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations

Charles Zschiesche was my great uncle.