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Lawrence Adler

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Wenlngs on 30 Dec 44 in B-17 'Fuddy Duddy' #4297400

Service

Units served with

  • 447th Bomb Group

    447th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 447th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses on strategic bombardment missions out of Rattlesden, Suffolk. With their first mission coming on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1943, their main focus was hitting sites that would weaken enemy forces...

  • 708th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97400 Fuddy Duddy

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/2/44; Kearney 12/3/44 (LT Edward H. Grossheim crew, as "Little Stinker"); Dow Fd 5/4/44 (LT Edward H. Grossheim crew, as "Little Stinker"); Assigned 708BS/447BG Rattlesden 7/4/44 (renamed "Fuddy Duddy"); Missing in Action Misburg...

Events

Event Location Date
Born New York State
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 30 December 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:09 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 11228 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Unit History Roster as of 01 August 1945 MACR 11228

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