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Brady Adkins


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



Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb 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


  • 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


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


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

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

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

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