Hit by flak over the target area of Furth, GR on 25 Feb 1944, B-24J #42-100368 headed towards Switzerland but crashed SE of Stuttgart. Prisoner of War (POW) at S talag Luft 1. On 24 mission when sho t down. All c rew membe rs su rvived
POW (posthumasly, DFC w 3/Oak Leaf Cluster; Air Medal
Units served with
The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...
||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
|Prisoner of War (POW)
||25 February 1944
||2 March 1978