Skip to main content
Edit entry 

Lorin A Wolfe

Military

Shot down by flak on return from a mission to Bernburg, GR on 22 Feb 1944 in B-17G #42-31612. Crew baled out and pilot made a wheels up landing near Aachen, GR. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 351st Bomb Group

    351st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 351st Bomb Group flew strategic bombing missions from their base at Polebrook, Northamptonshire from April 1943 to June 1945. The Group's most famous member was Hollywood actor Clark Gable, who flew four/ five missions with them as an observer...

  • 510th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31612

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 28/11/43; Kearney 17/12/43; Syracuse 2/1/44; Presque Is 4/1/44; ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Long Beach, California, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 22 February 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:04 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2657 / MACR 2657, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Share