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42-95145

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

  • Wilbur Alsop

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed at Uklei on 6/21/44 in B-24 #42-95145, Killed in Action (KIA). ...

  • Henry Comerchero

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed at Uklei on 6/21/44 in B-24 #4295145 Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Joseph Copodonna

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed at Uklei on 6/21/44 inB-24 #4295145 Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Willis Core

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed at Uklei on 6/21/44 in B-24 42-95145 Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Fred Dierks

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed at Uklei on 6/21/44 in B-24 #4295145 Killed in Action (KIA) ...

  • Robert Hicks

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed at Uklei on 6/21/44 in B-24 #4295145 Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Thomas Jarbeaux

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed at Uklei on 6/21/44 in B-24 #4295145 Prisoner of War (POW)

  • Cecil Jones

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed at Uklei on 6/21/44 in B-24 #4295145 Killed in Action (KIA) Flew 11 missions in all. ...

  • Russell Moore

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed at Uklei on 6/21/44 in B-24 #4295145 Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Joy Nichols

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed at Uklei on 6/21/44 in B-24 #4295145 Killed in Action (KIA)

Places

  • Hethel

    Military site : airfield
    Construction of Hethel airfield began in 1941, and was finished in late 1942. The number of hardstandings was increased from the planned 36 to 50 in 1942, in order to accommodate a full heavy bomb group. The 320th Bomb Group occupied the base for ten...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 21 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 6528 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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