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44-10579

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 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...

  • 566th Bomb Squadron

    566th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Constituted 566th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 19 Dec. 1942. Activated on 24 Dec. 1942. Inactivated on 13 Sept. 1945. Campaigns: Air Offensive, Europe; Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe; Air...

People

  • Harry Alexander

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 26 November 1944 in B-24 #44-10579 'Pugnacious Princess Pat', Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Wayne Buhrman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 389th Bomb Group

  • John Fithen

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 26 November 1944 in B-24 #4410579 'Pugnacious Princess Pat. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Alfred Fromm

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 26 November 1944 in B-24 #4410579 'Pugnacious Princess Pat. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Paul Garrett

    Military | Major | Command Pilot, Pilot, Mission | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 26 November 1944 in B-24 #4410579 'Pugnacious Princess Pat. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Robert Hicks

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 26 November 1944 in B-24 #4410579 'Pugnacious Princess Pat. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Eugene Lanze

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group

  • Henry McCormack

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Nose Gunner / Bombardier | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 26 November 1944 in B-24 44-10579 'Pugnacious Princess Pat. ' Killed in Action

  • Richard Sagers

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 26 November 1944 in B-24 #44-10579 'Pugnacious Princess Pat', Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Kenneth Wylie

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 26 November 1944 in B-24 #44-10579 'Pugnacious Princess Pat' Killed in Action ,(KIA).

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 26 November 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 August 2020 19:53:35 jmoore43 Changes to nicknames
Sources

Added the A/C nickname listed in the "Summary biography" sections of several crew including the pilot "Paul C Garrett".

Date Contributor Update
19 February 2020 23:08:44 phil marchese Changes to production block number and markings
Sources

Marchese, B-24 Liberator PMD.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:42 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 11208 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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