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  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 448th Bombardment Group was organized on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May 1943 at Gowen Field, near Boise, Idaho. The initial training of the air crews took place in Florida. The entire group was assembled Wendover Field, Utah. Both air and...

People

  • William Bailey

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    B-24 'Squat 'N Droppit' #41-28710 shot down by flak and fighters, crashed near Bonnehain 12 June 1944. Evaded (EVD)

  • Robert Buck

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Tail Gunner
    B-24 'Squat 'N Droppit' #41-28710 shot down by flak and fighters, crashed near Bonnehain 12 June 1944. Evaded (EVD)

  • George Cooksey

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    B-24 'Squat 'N Droppit' #41-28710 shot down by flak and fighters, crashed near Bonnehain 12 June 1944. Evaded (EVD)

  • Leslie Fischer

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    B-24 'Squat 'N Droppit' #41-28710 shot down by flak and fighters, crashed near Bonnehain 12 June 1944. Evaded (EVD)

  • Victor Fleishman

    Military | Flight Officer | Navigator
    B-24 'Squat 'N Droppit' #41-28710 shot down by flak and fighters, crashed near Bonnehain 12 June 1944. Evaded (EVD)

  • Benjamin Isgrig

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    B-24 'Squat 'N Droppit' #41-28710 shot down by flak and fighters, crashed near Bonnehain 12 June 1944. Evaded (EVD)

  • Ollie Van Horssen

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Left Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 712BS, 448BG, 8AF USAAF. B-24 41-28710 'Squat 'N Droppit' shot down by flak and fighters, crashed near Bonnehain 12-Jun-44. Evaded (EVD). Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Kenneth Zierdt

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Radio Operator
    B-24 'Squat 'N Droppit' #41-28710 shot down by flak and fighters, crashed near Bonnemain 12 June 1944. Killed in Action (KIA) - Parachute incident.

Aircraft

  • 41-28710 "Squat 'N Droppit"

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 458BG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 712BS, 448BG, 8AF USAAF. Flown by at least 13 different crews on 21 missions. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Porcaro. Shot down by flak and fighters, crashed near Bonnehain 12-Jun-44. 8 x EVD, 1 x KIA....

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 February 2015 22:33:05 raccoon225 Created entry with unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.absa3945.com/12%20juin%2044/446%20BG/41-28710.html

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