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Brady Adkins

Military

Shot down 11 January 1944 in B-17 #42-37768. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 527th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-37768

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 23/8/43; Gr Island 18/9/43; Assigned 526BS/379BG [LF-J] Kimbolton 19/10/43; Missing in Action Oschersleben 11/1/44 with P.A. Waggoner Jr, Co-pilot: Burt Emerson, Navigator: Herb Young, Bombardier: Art Desmond`surrendered four days...

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Gordon, West Virginia
Prisoner of war 11 January 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 April 2020 20:17:31 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "#" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
31 August 2016 16:30:18 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography, events and aircraft associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- MACR 1943 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:45 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1943

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