B-24 "Black Cat" 42-95592

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  1. Jan De Wilde

    Jan De Wilde New Member

    Searching for information about the B-24 " Black Cat",such as photo's,and the MACR. Serialno. 42-95592.
    The B-24 was downed by Enemy Anti Aircraft on April 21st,1945.
    Any information and help will be much appreciated.

    Thanks in Advance.
    Jan M. De Wilde
  2. RSwank

    RSwank Well-Known Member

  3. donall

    donall New Member

    You will find this book both interesting and helpful:

    Wings Of Morning: The Story Of The Last American Bomber Shot Down Over Germany in WWII by Thomas Childers.
  4. 25Kingman49

    25Kingman49 Well-Known Member

    The 17 page MACR 14182 for 42-95592 is available starting here https://www.fold3.com/image/29036998 for those with fold3 access. Frankly offers little more than the first link in Rolland’s post #2. Two additional pages attached.

    Pilot 1st Lt Richard J. Farrington, O-713376, KIA; findagrave https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=56654906
    Command Pilot Captain Louis Charles Wieser, O-25959, KIA: findagrave https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=128238424
    Co-Pilot 1st Lt John A. Regan, O-828526, KIA (no findagrave page found)
    Navigator 2nd Lt John Perella Jr., O-2064309, KIA; findagrave https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=87391626
    Navigator 1st Lt George E. Noe, O-739110, KIA: findagrave https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=56659017
    Bombardier 2nd Lt Christ D. Manners, O-723913, POW; findagrave https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=155765174 NARA POW https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record...6&tf=F&q=O&723913&bc=sl&rpp=10&pg=1&rid=90135
    Mickey Operator 1st Lt John C. Murphy, O-768886, KIA; findagrave https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=10606837
    Engineer T/Sgt Jerome Barrett, 12157563, KIA; findagrave https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=168671866
    Radio Operator T/Sgt Howard Glenn Goodner, 34726638, KIA: findagrave https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=83951978
    Waist Gunner S/Sgt Albert Seraydarian, 42064928, POW https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record...&tf=F&q=42064928&bc=sl&rpp=10&pg=1&rid=113060 (no findagrave page found)
    Waist Gunner S/Sgt John C. Brennan, 12206828, KIA; findagrave https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=179645105
    Tail Gunner S/Sgt Robert E. Peterson, 16054935, KIA; findagrave https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=56659482

    2nd Lt Christ D Manners, O-723913 (Bombardier) postwar statement
    MACR_14182_Page_16_42-95592_Lt Manners.jpg
    MACR 14182 Page 17 42-95592 NOK list
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  6. Jan De Wilde

    Jan De Wilde New Member

    Thanks For the information,it's very much appreciated.
  7. Jan De Wilde

    Jan De Wilde New Member

    Thanks for the info,am studying the book now,did borrowed it from the Library in Arkansas.
  8. 25Kingman49

    25Kingman49 Well-Known Member

  9. BMBazooka

    BMBazooka Active Member

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  10. Jan De Wilde

    Jan De Wilde New Member

    Thank you for your response.looking forward to the article.

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