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Louis H Abromowitz

Military

Evaded (EVD) Shot down by flak and crashed at Chaam on 7/20/44 in B-17 #4297564

Service

Units served with

  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • 418th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97564

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 22/12/43; 1SAG Langley 17/1/44; Assigned 413BS/96BG [MZ-J] Snetterton (H2X) 4/2/44; transferred 418BS/100BG [LD- ] Thorpe Abbotts 2/44; 5m, Missing in Action Merseburg 20/7/44 with Capt Francis Kincannon, Co-pilot: Bernard Farnum,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Burlington, California, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 20 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:14 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7414 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Thompson MACR 7414

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