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Glenn D Abraham Jr

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Jemmcritz on 10 Apr 45 in B-17 #4338963

Service

Units served with

  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • 351st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-38963

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 21/10/44; Grenier 1/11/44; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP-F] Thorpe Abbotts 3/11/44; battle damaged Brandenburg 10/4/45 with Larry Bazin, Jim Dotson, Art Flowers, Dick Smith, Paul Decker (5 Killed in Action); John Gross, Glenn Abraham, Dick...

Associated Place

  • Thorpe Abbotts

    Military site : airfield
    Home of the 'Bloody Hundredth’, a Bomb Group with a reputation for high casualty rates, Thorpe Abbotts was under USAAF control from June 1943 to the end of the war. Some of the airfield survives today, and the control tower houses the 100th Bomb Group...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Pt Townsend, Washington

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:31 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 14170

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