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Jack A Abadie


Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Sommerda on 10/7/44 in B-17 'Tornado Jr' #42107050


Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 334th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-107050 'Deltress' aka 'Tornado Jr'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 7/2/44; Dow Fd 28/4/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 1/5/44; no ops, transferred 334BS/95BG [BG-O] Horham 4/5/44; 24m, Missing in Action Merseburg 7/10/44 with Joe Farrar, Co-pilot: Don Robinson, Navigator: Albt Monnett, Bombardier: Jack...

Associated Place

  • Horham

    Military site : airfield
    Horham airfield was planned and built for RAF use, but handed over to the Eighth Air Force and used initially by the 47th Bomb Group. When they joined the Twelfth Air Force in January 1943, it became home to the B-26 Marauders of the 323rd Bomb Group....


Event Location Date
Born Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 7 October 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:46 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 9561 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database