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Edmund T Barcikowski

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Unddorp on 6 Dec 1944 in B-17 'Mr. Tacoma' #4337944

Service

Units served with

  • 486th Bomb Group

    486th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 486th Bomb Group flew both B-24s and B-17s, swapping from the former aircraft to the latter in late July 1944 after 49 missions. In total the Group flew 292 missions during the war and remarkably the 834th Bomb Squadron lost no aircraft or...

  • 834th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-37944

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 8/6/44; Kearney 20/6/44; Dow Fd 9/7/44; Assigned 834BS/486BG [2S-R] Sudbury 11/7/44; 34m Missing in Action Merseburg 6/12/44 with Bob Miller, Edmund Barcikowski, Fred Kinsler, Dick Hobgood, Marion Taylor, Bill Effinger, Jim Mathis,...

Associated Place

  • Sudbury

    Military site : airfield
    Situated between the villages of Great Waldingfield and Acton, the airfield was used by the 486th Bomb Group from March 1944 to August 1945. Facilities for administrative offices for the Combat Wing were also made available here and along with barrack...

  • Stalag Luft I

    Other location

Events

Event Location Date
Born Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 6 December 1944 – 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 May 2018 10:03:03 Lucy May Changes to service number, biography, events and place associations
Sources

Corrected fate from KIA to Prisoner of War following correspondence with Edmund Barcikowski's daughter, Barb.

See also: https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=466&mtch=1&cat=WR26&tf...

Date Contributor Update
18 May 2018 20:50:36 BarbBarcikKeith Changes to service number
Sources

Prisoner of War Medal site

Date Contributor Update
18 May 2018 20:46:54 BarbBarcikKeith Changes to nickname and nationality
Sources

I'm his daughter

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:10 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 11047 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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