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Heavy flak

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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

  • Roy Crosland

    Military | First Lieutenant | pilot
    His brother, Harry Crosland was also in the 446th and said, "On one so called "milkrun" over France we caught a burst of flak that knocked out 2 engins. A second heavy barrage perforated the ship from nose to tail and we couldn't close

  • Leon Moutsos

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Leon Moutsos was a first generation Greek American. His father emigrated from Samos Greece in 1908 and fought in WW I against the Germans in trench warfare. He was an avid photographer his entire life and loved sailing. He was trained as a machinist,...

  • Archie Parks

    Military | Lieutenant | co-pilot
    Flew on the "Connie" with Roy Crosland, pilot. Plane crashed 21 June 1944 in Haarlemmermeer in Holland.

Aircraft

  • 41-29124 Connie

    B-24 Liberator
    Damaged by AAA on mission to Genshagen/Marienfelde, Germany 21 June 1944 and crashed at Hoofddorp. MACR 6159.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 June 2018 10:39:26 sonofleonmoutsos Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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