Bob has been researching the B-24 crashsite from june 2013 till november 2017. He runs a B&B in the hamlet of Grandmenil since 2008 and researches the events of the Battle of the Bulge.

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    Part 4: Finding the King Size

    November 23rd 2017: We had a couple of discussions on the facebookgroup, invited more people in, renewed the contact with Planehunters Belgium, and Myra advised to contact and invite English Aviation Expert David Pratt. And so the group expanded in…

  • B24,  The Plane

    The King Size story

    This is the story of the last mission of the King Size, flewn on Christmas day 1944. ***** Hethel Airbase, EnglandOn december 25th 1944, the crew of the King Size was assigned on a mission to Wahlen-Kall/ Germany. Their target…

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    Part 5: The Last Dig

    Almost the whole team was complete during the weekend of 23 march. Also present was David Pratt from England. And Peter, his sister Debby with her husband Joe. A complete filmcrew, including dronepilots, who would cover the whole weekend. We…

  • Crew

    John R Tiedemann

    – Birthplace: Burlingame, California, USA – ASN: 0-1166634 – Birthdate: 23 Jan 1919 – Position in plane: Navigator – Rank: 1st Lt – KIA: dec 25th 1944 – Burial: Golden Gate National Cemetery San Bruno, San Mateo County, California, USA…

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    B24,  Crew

    Raymond E Price

    – Birthplace: Loraine, Texas, USA – ASN: 0-820820 – Birthdate: 1 June 1921 – Position in plane: Pilot – Rank: 1st Lt – KIA: december 25th 1944 – Burial: Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Plot 5, Row 5, Grave 50 – Medals: Distinguished Flying Cross with 3…

  • Edward ORourke
    B24,  Crew

    Edward J. O’Rourke

    – Birthplace: Bronx, NY – ASN: o-826273 – Birthdate: unknown – Position in plane: co Pilot – Rank: 1st Lt – KIA: december 25th 1944 – Burial: Unknown – Medals: unknown Storyline: We dont have any information about Edward O’Rourke.…

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    Walter Eberly

    – Birthplace: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA – ASN: 33240653 – Birthdate: january 15th 1922 – Position in plane: Top turret gunner – Rank: T/ Sgt – KIA: december 25th 1944, La Fosse – Burial: Ardennes cemetery, Neuville – Plot B Row…