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Roy H Anderson

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near St. Vivien on 14 Apr 45 in B-24 'Biggest Bird' #4251233

Service

Units served with

  • 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...

  • 567th Bomb Squadron

    567th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    567th Bombardment Squadron, 24 December 1942 - 13 September 1945 ...

Aircraft

  • 42-51233 Bigast Boid

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24 Liberator "The Bigast Bird" (also know as "Bigast Boid"). It was a Douglas-Tulsa B-24J-1-DT Liberator (s/n 42-51233) from the 567th BS, 389th BG, 8th AF. On the April 14,1945 mission to bomb gun emplacements near Royan, France five Liberators from...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Prisoner of War (POW) France 14 April 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:35 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 13906 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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