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Ernest Paul Adams

Military

Flew on B-24 'Slick Chick'. MACR 9843. B-24H AC# 4295224 'LONELY HEART'. Returned to base on mission to Hamburg after CP fell from AC bomb bay into the North Sea. RTD.

Service

Units served with

  • 467th Bomb Group

    467th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 467th Bomb Group, or the "Rackheath Aggies" as they came to be known, flew B-24 Liberators on missions from April 1944. Its air crews became known for their accuracy and the Group had the best overall standing for accuracy within the Eighth Air...

  • 788th Bomb Squadron

    788th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    During early May 1944, General Peck, Commanding general of the 96th CBW, invited Colonel Shower, CO of the 467th BG, Colonel Isbell, CO of the 458th BG, and Colonel Pierce, CO of the 466th BG, to wing HQ at Horsham St. Faith. They were told that one of...

  • 791st Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Rackheath

    Military site : airfield
    First allocated to the Eighth Air Force as a bomber base in August 1942, Rackheath was then earmarked as a fighter base but, because of delay in construction, was never used as such. Built during 1943, the station had three concrete runways, 50 loop...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Returned (RTD) North Sea 8 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 November 2016 13:05:25 Lucy May Changes to biography, events and place associations
Sources

Brought in information from duplicate record. Source:
MACR 9843 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Supplement, Unit History / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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