Frank G Troxler

Military

Shot down 13 April 1944 in B-17 #42-31357 'Our Desire', Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Connections

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Units served with

The insignia of the 381st Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Air base

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 381st Bomb Group 422nd Bomb Squadron 535th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-437872
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot, Co-Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Our Desire, Man o War II
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 535th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Glen Collge, North Carolina, USA

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Germany 1944-04-13

Revisions

Date26 Jan 2021 04:21:02
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

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

Date27 Sep 2014 18:10:01
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3865 / MACR 3865, www.381st.org/UnitHistory/Data/Roster.aspx / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database