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James R Haddox


Shot down 11 December 1943 in B-17 #4237715 'Sugar Foot. ' Killed in Action (KIA).



  • Robert Abney

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 100th Bomb Group
    Survived the war because he was hospitalized for severe frostbite when his crew and plane flew its last mission on Dec 11, 1943.

Units served with

  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • 351st Bomb Squadron


  • 42-37715 Sugar Foot

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 5/8/43; Grd Island 20/9/43; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP-G] Thorpe Abbotts 25/9/43; Missing in Action Emden 11/12/43 with Jim Haddox, Co-pilot: John Wagner, Navigator: Albt Warfordbody washed up 17/3/44, Bombardier: Ellsworth Power,...


Event Location Date
Born Los Angeles, California, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) English Channel 11 December 1943
Died 11 December 1943


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:51 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1570 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database