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Robert L Thomas

Military

Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-17 #42107044. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 325th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-107044

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 4/2/44; Presque Is 6/3/44; Assigned 325BS/92BG [NV-L] Podington 25/3/44; Missing in Action Sorau, Ger 11/4/44 with John Weaver, Bombardier: John Donohue, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bert Bailiff, Radio Operator: Jim Underwood,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 11 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3675 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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