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Roger L Blanchard

Military

Shot down 13 April 1944 in B-17 #4231138 'Winged Fury. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    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

Aircraft

  • 42-31138 Winged Fury

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/9/43; Gr Island 7/10/43; Romulus 10/10/43; Assigned 560BS/388BG Knettishall 15/10/43; Missing in Action Augsburg 13/4/44 with Art Nelson, Co-pilot: Art Livermore, Navigator: Maurice White, Bombardier: Bill Matuszewski, Flight...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Willsboro, New York, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 13 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3773 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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