Skip to main content
Edit entry 

Richard W Adams


Shot down 14 May 1943 in B-24 #4240126 'Annie Oakley. ' Killed in Action (KIA).


Units served with

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 67th Bomb Squadron



Event Location Date
Born Macon, Georgia, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 14 May 1943
Died 14 May 1943
Buried Rock Island National Cemetery Section D Site 295


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:47 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2441 / MACR 2441, 4401 in Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. I p. 120 by Bishop and Hey, 44th BGRoll of Honor and Losses by Lundy pp 67-68, National gravesite locator / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database