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Donald K Adams

Military

Prisoner of War (POW)/Crashed near St. Goar on 9/25/44 in B-17 'Lucky Me' #4231570

Service

Units served with

  • 381st Bomb Group

    381st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 381st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Ridgewell, Essex between June 1943 and April 1945. The Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit Citations, the first for bombing shipyards at Bremen, whilst under heavy attack, on 8 October 1943 and...

  • 533rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31570 Lucky Me

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 24/11/43; Kearney 11/12/43; Romulus 18/12/43; Presque Is 20/12/43; Assigned 533BS/381BG [VP-W] Ridgewell 2/2/44; Missing in Action 65m Frankfurt 25/9/44 with Oscar Gills, Co-pilot: Chas Prenatt, Navigator: Don Adams, Bombardier: Bill...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Qgunquit, Maine, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 25 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:36 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 10203 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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