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James C Underwood


Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-17 #42-107044, Prisoner of War (POW).



Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 325th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-107044

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 4/2/44; Presque Is 6/3/44; Assigned 325BS/92BG [NV-L] Podington 25/3/44; Missing in Action Sorau, Ger 11/4/44 with John Weaver, Bombardier: John Donohue, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bert Bailiff, Radio Operator: Jim Underwood,...


Event Location Date
Born Humansville, Missouri, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 11 April 1944


Date Contributor Update
30 March 2020 02:11:57 jmoore43 Changes to biography

Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:12 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3675 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database