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Harris F Jacobs


Crashed near Neustadt on 3 Feb 45 in B-17 #42-97960, Prisoner of War (POW).


Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 547th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-97960

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 16/4/44; Cheyenne 1/5/44; with ? force landed Mt 4/5/44; Hunter 14/5/44; Dow Fd 26/5/44; Assigned 547BS/384BG [SO-M] Grafton Underwood 3/6/44; Missing in Action Berlin 3/2/45 with Chas Molder, Hobart Treadway, Ernie Knowlton, Ralph...


Event Location Date
Born Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) 3 February 1945


Date Contributor Update
03 April 2020 20:42:03 jmoore43 Changes to biography

Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:15 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 12153 / MACR 12153, / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database