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Arthur T Bayer

Military

Shot down 1 December 1943 in B-24 #427544. Plane crashed into Channel. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

People

  • James Akins

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    James Akins was Co-Pilot of B-24 # 42-7544 of 44th Bomb Group / 67th Bomber Squadron when it was shot down by Flak and went low on fuel on return from the 1 December 1943 mission to Solingen. Missing Air Crew Report - MACR 1382. Akins initially managed...

  • William Morris

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 1 December 1943 in B-24 #427544. Plane crashed into Channel. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Units served with

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 67th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born St Louis, Missouri, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) English Channel 1 December 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:11 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1382 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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