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Gerald A Cramer

Military

Last seen crossing the coast with one engine feathered on a mission to Brandenburg, GR on 9 Mar 1944, B-24H #4-128611 'Baby Shoes' crashed N or Arendonk, Belgium. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 448th Bomb Group was a B-24 Liberator Group that flew out of Seething, Norfolk. The Group flew their first mission on the 22nd December 1943 and over the next eighteen months the air crews flew 262 missions over occupied Europe. These bombing...

  • 712th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-28611 'Baby Shoes'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 712BS, 448BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Brandenburg, Germany. Last seen crossing the coast with one engine feathered 9-Mar-44, crashed Nth of Arendonk, Belgium. 1 x RTD, 9 x POW. MACR 3339.

Events

Event Location Date
Born Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) English Channel 9 March 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:19 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3339 / MACR 3339, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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