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Stanford Adams


Shot down 17 August 1943 in B-17 42-5139 'Chief Sly II. ' Killed in Action (KIA).


Units served with

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 322nd Bomb Squadron


  • 42-5139 Chief Sly II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/10/42; West Palm Beach 14/12/42; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-V] Bassingbourn 13/3/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 17/8/43 with Joel Gatewood, Navigator: Dan Downy, Bombardier: Harry Hammond, Waist gunner: Tom Parfitt (4POW-all caught...


Event Location Date
Born Limestone, Maine, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 17 August 1943


Date Contributor Update
06 July 2016 10:37:56 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography, events and media associations

Associated media

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:16 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 276 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database