Felix Roberson AbelMilitary
'I was a Airplane Mechanic on the B-17 "Hells Angels Out of Chute 13" with the 401st Bomb Group + 612th Squadron. We were really proud of it because I finished 118 missions without an abort. It was shot up on the last mission of the war in Europe, but made it back to our base where it was junked. The next day we were assigned another plane to ferry to the States...'
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|Dayton, TN||30 June 1919||Son of the late James Moss and Gladys [Lowry] Abel.|
|Fort Oglethorpe, GA||28 October 1942||Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia|
|Dayton, TN||7 September 2015|
|Abel Cemetery Dayton, Rhea County, TN||10 September 2015||Abel Cemetery Dayton, Rhea County, TN|
|Deenethorpe||Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF.|
Self, via American Air Museum Memory Book Correspondence.