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42-50558

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...

People

  • Alvin Berthelsen

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW). Crashed at Schwerte on 28 Jan 45 in B-24 'Miss America' 42-50558.

  • Willard Crum

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted | 389th Bomb Group

  • Philip De Falco

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radar Counter Measures Operator | 389th Bomb Group

  • William Faircloth

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 389th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) at Schwerte in B-24 'Miss America' 42-50558.

  • Keith Holdrege

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 389th Bomb Group

  • Donald Johnson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group

  • Harvey Muskrat

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator | 389th Bomb Group

  • Willie Pounds

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group

  • Thomas Riggles

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 389th Bomb Group

  • Charles Spivey

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) at Schwerte in B=24 'Miss America' 42-50558

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Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 28 January 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 February 2021 11:30:06 Snautzer Changes to nicknames and markings
Sources

https://ww2aircraft.net/forum/threads/ebay-nose-art-all-nations.52943/pa...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:52 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 11988 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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