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Henry W Abelmann Jr

Military

Shot down by flak and crashed near Abbeville,FR after crew baled out on a mission to Ardouval and Marquenville on 13 Feb 1944 in B-17G #42-31157. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 447th Bomb Group

    447th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 447th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses on strategic bombardment missions out of Rattlesden, Suffolk. With their first mission coming near the close of 1943, their main focus was hitting sites that would weaken enemy forces connected with a...

  • 709th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:46 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2533, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces

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