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Robert J Abresch

Military

Shot down 11 September 1944 in B-17 #4231091 'Maggie. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 401st Bomb Group

    401st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 401st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, from November 1943 to June 1945. Starting their missions at that time meant the focus was very much on the coming invasion attempt of France planned for the following...

  • 615th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31091

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 20/9/43; Gt Falls 2/10/43; Scott 21/10/43; Assigned 615BS/401BG [IY-O] Deenethorpe 4/11/43; Missing in Action Merseburg 11/9/44 with Milton Wingard, Co-pilot: Bob Abresch, Navigator: Bob Sullivan,Tail gunner: Ed Chiariello (4...

Events

Event Location Date
Born New York State
POW Germany 11 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:34 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8920 / MACR 8920, http://www.401bg.org/Main/History/Members/Details.aspx?ID=3143 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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