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John M Adams

Military

Shot down 10 October 1943 in B-17 #42-30817 'Miss Flower III'. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 334th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30817 'Miss Flower III'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/8/43; Grand Isle 11/8/43; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-G] Horham 15/6/43; with M.L. Crowder force landed RAF Harwarden 16/9/43; with John Adams force landed RAF Fiston 26/9/43; Missing in Action (9m) Munster 10/10/43 with Capt John...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 10 October 1943

Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia Bavaria (Moved to Nuremberg-Langwasser) 49-11

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 February 2020 21:52:29 jmoore43 Changes to service number and events
Sources

Added S/N and POW camp information from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date Contributor Update
22 February 2020 21:50:30 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:25 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1044 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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