Francis D AndersenMilitary
Shot down 5 November 1943 in B-17 #41-24565 'The Rambling Wreck', Prisoner of War (POW). This was his 8th mission per the MACR #1157.
Earlier 10/14/43 on return from Schweinfurt mission, with B-17 #42-5482 'Cat O'Nine Tails' running out of fuel landed at Bedfordshire. Crew returned.
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Units served with
Prisoner of War (POW)
|Austria||5 November 1943||Stalag 17B Braunau Gneikendorf Near Krems Austria 48-15|
Added a space in the "Summary biography" to aid readability.
Added a connection to Stalag 17B per WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).
Updated the location of the "POW" event per WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).
Copied "Summary biography" and a connection to A/C #42-5482 from a Duplicate person as part of a merge operation of dup people so the dup person can be deleted.
Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.
Added a "Summary biography" copied from another of his crew.
Added S/N and POW camp info from POW records at the National Archives.
Corrected spelling of his last name (see MACR #1157 at 303BG website).
MACR 1157 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database