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Eugene R Potter

Military

INT Damaged by flak and landed in Switzerland on 7/21/44 in B-24 Pete The Pelican 42-94821

Service

Units served with

  • 490th Bomb Group

    490th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 490th Bomb Group, like the 486th and 487th Bomb Groups transitioned from flying B-24 Liberators to B-17 Flying Fortresses, which were used in combat missions from late August 1944. Based at Eye, Suffolk, the Group were focused in the early months...

  • 851st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Detroit, Michigan, USA
Interned (INT) Germany 21 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 April 2018 14:23:21 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography, events and unit associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia;
- MACR 7843

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:26 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 7843 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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