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Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Wiggingen on 9/8/44 in B-24 Silent Yokum #4250581

POW

Service

People

  • Raymond Brasch

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Wittengen on 9/8/44 in B-24 Silent Yokum #4250581

  • Wayland Buchholz

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Right Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Wiggingen on 9/8/44 in B-24 Silent Yokum #4250581

  • Marvin Creech

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    https://www.americanairmuseum.com/add_person_event/nojs/155475

  • Melvin Demmin

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group
    Immediately after high school, Demmin entered the USAAF. He survived 14 missions and the long march to Germany from his POW camp in Poland. After the war, he completed college in Peoria, IL and then worked as an engineer at Caterpillar for 35 years....

  • Burl Garrett

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Top Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW).Crashed at Wiggingen on 9/8/44 in B-24 Silent Yokum 42-50581

  • Patrick Homentowski

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Wiggingen on 9/8/44 in B-24 Silent Yokum #4250581 POw

  • Merl Hoyle

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Wiggingen on 9/8/44 in B-24 Silent Yokum #4250581 POW

  • Russell Todd

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Left Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Wittingen on 9/8/44 in B-24 Silent Yokum #4250581 POW

  • Allen Wiedman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Wiggingen on 9/8/44 in B-24 Silent Yokum #4250581

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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Missions

  • 611

    8 September 1944
    We snafued on the bomb run and missed all the flak.

Associated Place

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

Events

Event Location Date
Born San Diego, California 8 January 1924
Lived in San Diego, CA, USA 1942

5063 Mansfield Avenue

466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, Norfolk NR9, UK 28 July 1944 – 8 September 1944

shot down on 14th mission

Shot Down Wittingen, Germany 8 September 1944

crash landed

POW Barth, Germany 8 September 1944 – May 1945

Stalag Luft I

Died Cypress, CA, USA 11 January 1996
Buried Cypress, CA, USA 14 January 1996

Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Cypress)
Cypress
Orange County
California, USA
Plot: Constant Love, Map 19, Lot 3968, Space 3

Enlisted Florala, AL, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 October 2015 11:00:51 general ira snapsorter Changes to events
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from :
466th BG Historian;
MACR 8611 ;
Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
02 July 2015 23:39:13 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, service number, events, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:34 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8611 & Page 284 in the book SECOND AIR DIVISION by Turner Publishing Co, 1998 edition

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