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David B Adams

Military

Shot down 30 July 1943 in B-17 #4230238 'Classy Chassy. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 563rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30238

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 1/5/43; Sioux City 13/5/43; Casper 12/6/43; Smoky Hill 13/6/43; Dow Fd 15/6/43; Assigned 563BS/388BG Knettishall 24/6/43 CLASSY CHASSY; Missing in Action Kassel 30/7/43 with Frank Kelly, Co-pilot: Ken Alexander, Navigator: Carl...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 30 July 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3133 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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