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Clarence F Ackermann

Military

Shot down 29 May 1944 in B-17 #4237877. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group's 327th Bomb Squadron was the only Eighth Air Force squadron to fly YB-40s in combat. YB-40s were B-17s modified to fly as a heavily armed escort for other bombers. They were flown on missions between May and June 1943. Between May 1943...

  • 325th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-37877 Popcorn Fort

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 28/9/43; Gr Island 20/10/43; Assigned 325BS/92BG [NV-K] Podington 20/1/44; Missing in Action Cottbus 29/5/44 with Harry Avery, Co-pilot: Ed Stapleton, Navigator: Jack Sorkin, Radio Operator: Don Bennettwia, Waist gunner: Clarry...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 29 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5357 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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