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Joseph T Adamczyk

Military

Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-17 #4239995 'Cow Town Boogie' Ditched in Baltic. Interned Angelholm Sweden.

Service

Units served with

  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

  • 731st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-39995

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 29/10/43; Gr lsland 13/11/43; Assigned 731BS/452BG [7D- ] Deopham Green 9/12/43; Missing in Action Rostock 11/4/44 with Bob Schimmel, Co-pilot: Fred Newton, Navigator: Chas McKeag, Bombardier: Ralph Libby, Flight engineer/top...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Interned (INT) Ängelholm, Sweden 11 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 December 2016 22:26:16 keatinglyn Changes to biography
Sources

Missing Planes of the 452nd Bomb Group, 3rd Edition, Edward Hinrichs

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:34 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3826 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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