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Frank Lee Adams

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) at Berlin in B-17 42-97632

Service

People

  • Immanuel Klette

    Military | Colonel | Pilot | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    "One of the fliers who made it back from Pilsen [final 8th A.F. combat mission of the War] defined the uncrushable spirit of the air force that helped bring Germany to ruin. Twenty-seven-year-old Lt. Col. Immanuel 'Manny' Klette, son of a Lutheran...

  • Marvin Lord

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Co-Pilot | 381st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 532BS, 381BG, 8AF USAAF. Ended Tour Duty (ETD). Transferred to 401BS, 91BG, 8AF USAAF. 3-Feb-45 Flew with the 91st BG as Command Pilot for raid on Berlin. Ship was hit by flak and broke in two. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 12232. ...

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 324th Bomb Squadron

    324th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Home of the Memphis Belle

Aircraft

  • 42-97632

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 12/1/44; 1SAG Langley 6/2/44; Grenier 14/3/44; Assigned 324BS/91BG [DF-R] Bassingbourn 27/4/44; Missing in Action Berlin 3/2/45 with Frank Adams, Col Marvin D.Lord ex-381BG, Art Ebarb, Stan Sweitzer ex nav, Nando Cavalien, Dave Mccall,...

Associated Place

  • Bassingbourn

    Military site : airfield
    Now home to a museum all about the aifield and its USAAF residents (http://www.towermuseumbassingbourn.co.uk/) , Bassingbourn opened in 1938 as part of the RAF's pre-war expansion programme. The RAF continued to use it until late in 1942 when its long...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Randall County, TX, USA 29 October 1915

Son of Logan S and Dollie B Adams.

Lived in Hollywood, California, USA 1942
Killed in Action (KIA) Berlin, Germany 3 February 1945

Killed in Action (KIA) at Berlin in B-17 42-97632

Buried 1946

Tablets of the Missing
Netherlands American Cemetery

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 February 2018 17:08:16 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/46714114
https://www.fold3.com/record/529867272-frank-l-adams
https://www.fold3.com/image/311039306?terms=Frank%20L%20Adams
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56296211/frank-lee-adams

Date Contributor Update
06 July 2016 10:21:46 general ira snapsorter Changes to media associations
Sources

Associated media Image courtesy of 91st Bomb Group site at http://www.91stbombgroup.com/crewphotos/rhapsody.html

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:05 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 12232 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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