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Howard C Busse Jr


INT landed in Sweden on 17 Jan 45 in B-24 42-51523



  • Karl Eisele

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier; Pathfinder Navigator | 93rd Bomb Group
    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...

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  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb 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...

  • 329th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-51523 Full House

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 329BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Hamburg. Major J Floore, Capt Harry Gruener, 1Lt J Harrington [WIA], Capt R White, 2Lt K Eisele Jr, 1Lt T Steph, 1Lt C Kline, T/Sgt P Golden, T/Sgt W Tipton, S/Sgt C Trone Jr, S/Sgt A Chipman...


Event Location Date
Interned Germany 17 January 1945


Date Contributor Update
30 April 2018 17:58:41 GratefulSonOfFlierEisele Changes to person associations

as per Ted Eisele, Karl's son

Date Contributor Update
23 February 2018 14:56:01 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography and events

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- MACR 11742 ;
- Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:13 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 11742