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John Adams

Military

Shot down 13 December 1943 in B-17 #42-3261 'Short Stride', Prisoner of War (POW).

Also in 388th BG/563rd BS

POW

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-3261 'SHORT STRIDE IV'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 16/4/43; Bangor 22/5/43; Assigned 413BS/96BG [MZ-Q] Grafton Underwood 18/4/43; Andrews Fd 13/5/43; Snetterton 12/6/43; Missing in Action Hamburg 13/12/43 with George Parker, Co-pilot: Rosaire Bilodeau, Bombardier: Graham Ladd (3 Killed...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 13 December 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 April 2020 19:07:52 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1655 / MACR 1655; Snetterton Falcons pg 60 & 88;

www.388bg.info/Personnel.html">www.388bg.info/Personnel.html> / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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