Skip to main content
Edit entry 

Louis E Abdallah



Units served with

  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

  • 728th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-31345

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 23/10/43; Walla Walla 6/11/43; Assigned 100 Thorpe Abbotts 7/1/44; transferred 728BS/452BG Deopham Green 8/1/44 KICKAPOO JOY JUICE; Missing in Action Brux 12/5/44 with Milan Mareck, Co-pilot: Harold Eastman Jr, Navigator: Larry Defeo...

  • 42-97345 Ramblin' Wreck

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 20/2/44; Rapid City 9/3/44; Grenier 13/4/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 22/4/44; no ops, transferred 728BS/452BS Deopham Green 3/5/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 3/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 5/7/45; Reconstruction...

  • 43-37545

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 28/4/44; Kearney 20/5/44; Dow Fd 4/6/44; Assigned 728BS/452BG Deopham Green 1/5/44; transferred 306BG Thurleigh 7/6/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 3/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 6/7/45; Reconstruction Finance...

  • 43-37802 MIASIS DRAGON

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 23/5/44; Hunter 3/6/44; Grenier 15/6/44; Assigned 728BS/452BG Deopham Green 19/6/44; Berlin mission 6/10/44 Waist gunner: Lee Kennedy (Killed in Action): Returned to the USA Bradley 5/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 8/7/45;...

  • 43-38231 Try'n Get It

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 10/7/44; Hunter 20/7/44; Dow Fd 2/8/44; Assigned 452BG Deopham Green 3/8/44; battle damaged Jena 19/3/45 with Warren Knox, Co-pilot: La Verne Larson, Navigator: Jesse Champlin, Bombardier: Sgt Louis Abdallen, Flight engineer/top...

  • 44-6152

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 18/5/44; Kearney 26/5/44; Dow Fd 6/6/44; Assigned 728BS/452BG Deopham Green 7/6/44; with LaVerne Wilson was involved landing accident with co-pilot following non-operational mission 5/3/45; Salvaged n/battle damaged 7/3/45.

  • 44-8634

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 9/11/44; Grenier 3/12/44; Assigned 728BS/452BG Deopham Green 6/12/44; Bombardier: Lt Emanuel Agnello Killed in ActionHamburg 17/1/45; Missing in Action Kaltenkirchen 7/4/45 with Dabney Sharp, Co-pilot: Capt Doug Anderson, Navigator:...


Associated Place

  • Deopham Green

    Military site : airfield
    Deopham Green was another air base constructed after America's entry into the war to Class A standards for use by the B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber. When the 452nd Bomb Group arrived in January 1943 they found a main runway of 2,000 yards, two...


Event Location Date


Date Contributor Update
10 December 2016 19:46:07 keatinglyn Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations

452nd BG Association loading list database