George G Byrnes Jr

Military

Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 #42-30135 'Trouble Shooter', Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

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Units served with

The insignia of the 95th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Trouble Shooter
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Zagan, Poland 14 October 1943 Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia Bavaria (Moved to Nuremberg-Langwasser) 49-11

Born

St Petersburg, Florida, USA

Revisions

Date15 Sep 2020 04:02:16
Contributorjmoore43
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Removed the "Possible DUPLICATE" flag in the Nickname field and then removed the duplicate person.

Date15 Sep 2020 04:00:51
Contributorjmoore43
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Copied "Summary biography" from a Duplicate person as part of a merge operation of dup people so the dup person can be deleted.
Added POW camp info to the POW event and a S/N from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date7 Sep 2020 03:17:46
Contributorjmoore43
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Flagged as a "Possible DUPLICATE" in the Nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:10:56
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 855 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database