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David R Adams

Military

Shot down 20 April 1944 in B-17 #4231946 'Esky. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942; Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

  • 333rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31946 Esky

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 10/1/44; Gt Bend 19/1/44; Assigned 333BS/94BG [TS- ] Rougham 9/2/44; Missing in Action Pas de Calais 20/4/44 with Don Swanson, Co-pilot: Chas Shearston, Navigator: Chas Webb, Bombardier: Marc Decaro, Flight engineer/top turret gunner...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Dexter, New Mexico, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) France 20 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:06 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4156 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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