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William Wallace Schildman


Prisoner of War (POW). Shot down by flak and crashed at Wesermunde on 8/5/44 in B-24 Shadrach 41-29557



Units served with

  • 34th Bomb Group

    34th Bomb Group

    After forming part of the American defence force, first on America's east coast and then on its west, the Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force in April 1944 and entered combat in May 1944. The Group helped with the preparation for the Normandy...

  • 7th Bomb Squadron


  • 41-29557 Shadrach

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24H 41-29557 E/L "Shadrach". Missing in Action Flak believed near Vagdeburg. Crashed at Wesermunde with 7BS. Pilot: Terry. Missing Air Crew Report #7697. 1 Killed in Action, 8 or 9 Prisoner of War.


Event Location Date
Born Jacksonville, Illinois
Prisoner of war 5 August 1944


Date Contributor Update
12 May 2017 15:21:11 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography and aircraft associations

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- MACR 7697 ;
- Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:52 AAM AAM ingest

1996 34th BG Roster MACR 7697 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia