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Daniel S Abeles

Military

Shot down 19 April 1944 in B-17 #4297406. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 401st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97406

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/2/44; Gr Island 17/3/44; Grenier 2/4/44; Assigned 413BS/96BG Snetterton 7/4/44; transferred 401BS/91BG [LL-D] Bassingbourn 12/4/44; Missing in Action Kassel 19/4/44 with John LaFontin, Co-pilot: Lynn Bostick, Waist gunner: Dan...

Events

Event Location Date
Born New York State
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 19 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:55 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4047 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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