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John H Adams Jr

Military

Shot down 13 November 1943 in B-24 #42-7561 'Mac's Sack II'. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 392nd Bomb Group

    392nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 392nd Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Wendling, Norfolk from August 1943 until April 1945. They were the first Group allocated B-24H Liberators, the first B-24 series fitted with a nose turret on the production line. The adaptation increased...

  • 579th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Hamden, Connecticut
Prisoner of War (POW) Barth, Germany 13 November 1943

Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang Prussia 54-12

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 June 2020 21:42:09 jmoore43 Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

Added a connection to A/C #42-7561 listed in the "Summary biography".

Date Contributor Update
01 June 2020 21:40:19 jmoore43 Changes to service number and events
Sources

Added POW camp info to the POW event and a S/N from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date Contributor Update
26 March 2020 03:18:00 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:05 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

392nd BG Memorial Association Membership Directory, June 1987; MACR 1554 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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