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Paul C Abrahamson


Shot down by fighters on mission to Frankfurt on 24 Jan 1944 in B-17F #42-30181 'Herky Jerky II. ' or 'Lover Boy'. Prisoner of War (POW).



Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb 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...

  • 335th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-30181 'Herky Jerky II' 'Lover Boy'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24-Apr-43; Smoky Hill 5-May-43; Kearney 29-May-43; Atlanta 2-Jun-43; Dow Field 16-Jun-43; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-X] Framlingham 19-Jun-43 HERKY JERKY II; Horham 15-Jun-43; with force landed Framlingham AF 10-Oct-43 with Pilot R.E....


Event Location Date
Born Lanesbboro, Minnesota, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Hollland 24 January 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:08 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2258 / MACR 2258, 8th AF Losses / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database