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Virgil R Moore


Shot down by flak after losing an engine and crashed E of Oldenburg, GR on a mission to Berlin on 22 Mar 1944 in B-17G #42-37957. Prisoner of War (POW).



Units served with

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 366th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-37957

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 26/10/43; Gr Island 12/11/43; Assigned 366BS/305BG [KY-K] Chelveston 12/12/43; Missing in Action Berlin 22/3/44 with Eldred Whipple, Co-pilot: Oscar Leibowitz, Navigator: John Murphy, Bombardier: Glenn Freeborn, Waist gunner: Dan...


Event Location Date
Born Columbia, Missouri, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 22 March 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:34 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3432 / MACR 3432, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database