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James R Haddox

Military

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

Service

People

  • 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

    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

Aircraft

  • 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,...

Events

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

Revisions

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

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

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