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Fred A Rebo

Military

Shot down by heavy flak just prior to the target of Klein Machnow, Berlin on 6 Mar 1944 in B-17F #42-3491 'Chopstick-G George'. Prisoner of War (POW).

Service

Units served with

  • 482nd Bomb Group

    482nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 482nd Bomb Group was a Pathfinder Group, which using radar-equipped aircraft to support bombing missions until March 1944. Aircraft from this Group went ahead of other Bombers and sent information back about the best routes to take and the extent...

  • 812th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-3491 Chopstick-G George

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 11/7/43; Grenier 18/8/43; Assigned 812BS/482BG [MI-G] Alconbury 20/8/43 (H2-X); Missing in Action Berlin 6/3/44 with Maj Fred Rabo, Co-pilot: John Morgan, Ball turret gunner: Bill Westcott, Waist gunner: Steve Keaton (4 Prisoner of War...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 6 March 1944

Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang Prussia 54-12

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 February 2020 22:50:18 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Corpied the "Summary biography" from another member of the crew, "Steve B Keaton".

Date Contributor Update
25 January 2020 21:54:13 jmoore43 Changes to service number and events
Sources

Added S/N and POW camp information from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3362 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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