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Melford P Abraham

Military

Missions from 4/19/44-9/9/44; 18 missions as co-pilot, 15 missions 1st pilot, own crew. Longest mission--Brux, CzeckoslovaKilled in Action (KIA) 5/12/44; Roughest mission--Leipzig, Germany 8/16/44. Finished full tour 33 missions (lead crews flew only 30 missions, consequently received credit for 2 plus missions).

DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ ETO Ribbon w/ 2 Battle Stars

Service

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 412th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Born Gaylord, Minnesota 23 August 1923

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self

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