Crashed at Falkengesass on 8/14/44 in B-17 'Hard Luck' #42-3413, Prisoner of War (POW).
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Dallas 10/6/43; Dow Fd 18/8/43; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-V] Thorpe Abbotts 20/8/43; on mission to Berlin 7/5/44 with Loren Van Steenis, Navigator: Harry Butler (Killed in Action), Bombardier: Lester TorbettWounded in Action, (8 Returned to...
|Born||Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA|
|Prisoner of War (POW)||Germany||14 August 1944|
|16 January 2021 21:13:52||jmoore43||Changes to biography|
Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.
|27 September 2014 18:16:22||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7899 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database