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John F Chaney Jr

Military

Shot down on 14 October 1943 near Maintz in B-17 #42-30709, Prisoner of War (POW)

POW

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-30709

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 15/7/43; Gore 16/7/43; Gr Isle 24/7/43; Walla Walla 1/8/43; Scott 11/8/43; Presque 16/8/43; Assigned 388BG Knettishall 20/8/43; transferred 339BS/96BG [QJ-P] Snetterton 21/8/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Coles Goodner...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Madill, Oklahoma
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 14 October 1943

Stalag 3B Furstenberg Brandenburg, Prussia (Also KDOS [USA] #1-5; ARB BTNS 225-255) 52-14

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 May 2020 00:39:49 jmoore43 Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

Added a connection to A/C #42-30709 listed in the "Summary biography".

Date Contributor Update
29 May 2020 00:36:49 jmoore43 Changes to service number and events
Sources

Added a POW event and a S/N per WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date Contributor Update
18 May 2020 00:25:20 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 18:15:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 836; Snetterton Falcons pg 60 & 75

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