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Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Aircraft struck by flak while strafing an airdrome NW of Berlin. Pilot Lt John Barden bailed out at 1,000ft landing just south of the village of Liebenrode, Germany. Taken by villagers to Nordhausen, he was reported to have been held captive and put on display in a shop window until collected by the authorities. POW. MACR 4671.

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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 334th Fighter Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 334th Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33187853
  • Highest Rank: Chief Master Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Crew Chief-750

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Failed to Return (FTR)

Liebenrode, 99755 Hohenstein, Germany 1944-04-29 - 1944-04-29 A/C hit by flak and abandoned after strafing airdrome NW of Berlin. Pilot Lt John Barden POW. MACR 4671.

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:14
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 4671 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database