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  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 409th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Bernard Abel

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot
    27 missions

  • Leo Baumann

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Assigned to 409BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Karlsruhe 5-Nov-44; Hit by flak on the return flight and broke up during an emergency landing near Church Farm close to their Hardwick home base. Killed in Action (KIA) ...

  • Karl Eisele

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier; Pathfinder Navigator
    Initially on B-24 42-95024, the “Gypsy Queen” piloted by Leo Baumann. After its crash, reassigned to other planes. On the 20th mission in January 1945, plane was hit by flak and landed in Sweden. Interned in Sweden until 8 May 1945. B-24 42-51523, the...

  • Henry Greenberg

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down near Tilburg on 9/18/44 in B-24 'Baggie Maggie' #42100416

  • Windell Hart

    Military | Top Turret Gunner

  • Leo Henry

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) 5 November 1944 ...

  • David Jones

    Military
    On Board 42-95024 Gypsy Queen when, On the 5th November 1944, she was one of 366 2nd Division Liberators that set out on a mission to Karlsruhe Railway Marshalling Yards in Germany, No B-24's were lost in the mission itself but four aircraft crashed on...

  • Edward Rafferty

    Military
    On Board 42-95024 Gypsy Queen when, On the 5th November 1944, she was one of 366 2nd Division Liberators that set out on a mission to Karlsruhe Railway Marshalling Yards in Germany, No B-24's were lost in the mission itself but four aircraft crashed on...

  • Lester Steves

    Military | Gunner
    On Board 42-95024 Gypsy Queen when, On the 5th November 1944, she was one of 366 2nd Division Liberators that set out on a mission to Karlsruhe Railway Marshalling Yards in Germany, No B-24's were lost in the mission itself but four aircraft crashed on...

Aircraft

  • 42-95024 GYPSY QUEEN

    B-24 Liberator
    The aircraft shown is not 42-95024 but does show many of the crew members on board on the day that she crashed 5th November 1944 ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 February 2021 13:44:32 Kerry Wilmot Created entry with collection, aircraft associations and mission associations
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Supplied Aviation House Church Farm

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