Shot down 27 May 1944 in B-17 #4297295. Prisoner of War (POW).
The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 16/2/44; Rapid City 4/3/44; Dow Fd 28/4/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 3/5/44; no ops, transferred 571BS/390BG [FC-F] Framlingham 29/4/44; Missing in Action Karlsruhe (4m) 27/5/44 with John Schoenig, Co-pilot: Mel Van Houten,...
27 May 1944
|Born||Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA|
|Prisoner of War (POW)||Germany||27 May 1944|
|09 November 2014 17:16:28||jmchristel||Changes to service number, highest rank, awards, unit associations and mission associations|
MACR for B-17G #42-97295
|27 September 2014 18:16:14||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5255 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database