Aircraft B-24H with serial number 41-28593 was on a objective bombing mission to Brunswick in Germany. The aircraft crashed near Dwingeloo in the Netherlands.

Crew members
Pilot, 2nd Lt Donald G. Schumann
Co-Pilot, 2nd Lt Harold E. White
Bombardier, 2nd Lt Jim Biggerstaff
Navigator, 2nd Lt Raymond L. Thurber
Engineer-Top Turret Gunner, S/Sgt Harvey E. Smith
Radio Operator-Asst. Top Turret Gunner, S/Sgt John M. Hilton
Assistant Engineer-Right Waist gunner, S/Sgt Conrad Holzgraf
Ball Turret Gunner, S/Sgt Willard D. Malwitz
Tail Turret Gunner, S/Sgt Isaac H. O´Dell
Left Waist Gunner, S/Sgt James W. Newton

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Date of birth:
  • 13 November 1920
  • Date of death: 11 January 1944
  • County: Sullivan
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 448th Bomber Group Heavy, 712th Bomber Squadron
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVIII, Middle Panel
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