August W Maurer Jr

Military

Crashed at Zehlendorf on 8/6/44 in B-17 Fortress Nine #42-97098, Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

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Units served with

The insignia of the 388th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Fortress nine
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 561st Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Cottn Plant, Arkansas, USA

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Germany 6 August 1944

Revisions

Date7 Nov 2020 20:29:01
Contributorjmoore43
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Copied the "Summary biography" from a Duplicate person as part of a merge operation of dup people so the dup person can be deleted.
Added a S/N from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).
Removed the "Possible DUPLICATE" flag in the Nickname field and then removed the duplicate person.

Date5 Oct 2020 21:41:19
Contributorjmoore43
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Flagged as a "Possible DUPLICATE" in the Nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.

Date13 May 2020 03:36:10
Contributorjmoore43
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Corrected the name by moving "Jr" from the surname field to the suffix field and moving the last name from the middle name field to the surname field.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:04:15
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 7705 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database