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Claude T Adams

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Weser on 9/12/44 in B-17 Wild Oats #4338089

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 351st Bomb Group

    351st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 351st Bomb Group flew strategic bombing missions from their base at Polebrook, Northamptonshire from April 1943 to June 1945. The Group's most famous member was Hollywood actor Clark Gable, who flew four/ five missions with them as an observer...

  • 511th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-38089

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/6/44; Kearney 13/7/44; Grenier 20/7/44; Assigned 511BS/351BG [DS-P] Polebrook 8/8/44; Missing in Action {13m} Brux 12/9/44 with Claud Adams, Co-pilot: George Holden, Navigator: Tony Nardone, Bombardier: Carl Kennedy, Flight...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Pavo, GA, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Stalag Luft I, Barth, Germany 12 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 August 2019 16:59:34 jaschune Changes to highest rank
Sources

Julie Adams Schuneman, daughter

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8896 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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