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Robert L Korth

Military

Shot down 13 April 1944 in B-24 #4129132 'Tenovus. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 703rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Tibenham

    Military site : airfield
    Tibenham was built in 1941-1942 by W and C French Ltd with a standard 2,000 yard main runway, and two other runways both 1,400 feet in length. Accommodation was provided for a full USAAF heavy bomber group in dispersed sites. Personnel of the 320th...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Elmwood, Illinois, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Belgium 13 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:44 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3830 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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