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Billy Adams


Crashed on take off in poor weather conditions on a mission to Genshagen on 6 Mar 1944 in B-24H #42-7473. Killed in Action (KIA).


Units served with

  • 392nd Bomb Group

    392nd Bomb Group

    The 392nd Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Wendling, Norfolk from August 1943 until April 1945. They were the first Group to be given B-24H Liberators, the first B-24 model that was fitted with a nose turret on the production line, an adaptation...

  • 579th Bomb Squadron


Event Location Date
Died 6 March 1944
Buried Iowa


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:38 AAM AAM ingest

Combat Chronology Supplement, p. 234, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia