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Russell W Todd

Military

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

POW

Service

People

  • Roy Guy

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

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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...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

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 St Augustine, Florida 16 August 1921
Lived in St. Johns County, FL, USA 1942
Enlisted Starke, FL 32091, USA 16 September 1942

Camp Blanding

POW Tychowo, Poland September 1944 – May 1945

Stalag Luft IV

Shot Down/Captured Wittingen, Germany 8 September 1944
Enlisted Saint Augustine, FL, USA 28 April 1984
Buried Saint Augustine, FL, USA 1 May 1984

Evergreen Cemetery
Saint Augustine
St. Johns County
Florida, USA
Plot: Sec. L, Lot 62, Grave 1

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 July 2015 23:27:05 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, biography, events and place associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:50 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8611 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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