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Clyde D Adams


Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Neustadt on 9/28/44 in B-17 #446463


Units served with

  • 487th Bomb Group

    487th Bomb Group

    The 487th Bomb Group began operations as preparations for D-Day were reaching their crescendo and played their part by bombing airfields in northern France. Like the 486th Bomb Group, the 487th switched to B-17 Flying Fortress for missions from 1...

  • 839th Bomb Squadron


  • 44-6463

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Kearney 11/8/44; Grenier 22/8/44; Assigned 839BS/487BG [R5-T] Lavenham 5/10/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 28/9/44 with Clarry Lamason, Co-pilot: Kelvin Pierce, Navigator: Ray Kathary, Bombardier: Howard McIntyre, Flight engineer/top turret...


Event Location Date
Born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 28 September 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:34 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 9421 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database