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Robert W Adams


Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-17 #4231393 'Snafu. ' Evaded.


Units served with

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 560th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-31393

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 28/10/43; Assigned 560BS/388BG [N] Knettishall 14/12/43; Missing in Action Berlin 29/4/44 with Don Walker (Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Claud Patat, Navigator: Bill Underwood, Bombardier: Jack Terry, Flight engineer/top turret gunner...


Event Location Date
Born Independence, Missouri, USA
Evaded Germany 29 April 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:14 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4243 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database