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Joseph E Adams

Military

KIS 5 April 1945 when B-17 #448153 'Miss Ida' exploded.

Service

Units served with

  • 457th Bomb Group

    457th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 457th Bomb Group began combat operations during the Big Week of 20-25 February when American bombers carried out concentrated raids against German aircraft bases, factories and assembly plants. The air crews' targets on that first mission were...

  • 748th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-8153

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 27/6/44; Langley 27/7/44; Dow Fd 17/8/44; Assigned 612BS/401BG [SC-Q] Deenethorpe 19/8/44; 615BS [IY-O]; transferred 305BG Chelveston 20/5/45; Salvaged 9AF Germany 23/5/46.

Events

Event Location Date
Died 5 April 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 September 2015 10:35:02 general ira snapsorter Changes to middlename and aircraft associations
Sources

Amendment to middle initial from http://457thbombgroup.org/New/Memorial/memp1.html

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.457thbombgroup.org/roster/Anames.html

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:31 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Flak Dodger by Roland Byers

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