Elton Needham

Military

Collided with another aircraft 12 May 1944 in B-17 #42-102452, Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

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Units served with

The insignia of the 96th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 96th Bomb Group 337th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Corpus Christi, Texas, USA

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Germany 1944-05-12

Revisions

Date22 Jul 2021 19:52:18
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

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

Date27 Sep 2014 18:08:58
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4862 / MACR 4862; Snetterton Falcons, pg 133 & 147 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database