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Edward C Abbott Jr

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed near Paris on 8/2/44 in B-17 #4231598

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 385th Bomb Group

    385th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 385th Bomb Group, who took the nickname "Van's Valiants" after their first Commanding Officer Col. Elliot Vandevanter, flew B-17s from Great Ashfield, Suffolk. The Group led the famous attack on the Focke-Wolfe aircraft factory at Marienburg on 9...

  • 551st Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Born Pasadena, California

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8161

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