Glenn I Cliff

Military

Object Number - UPL 30781 - SSGT Glenn I. Cliff Right Waist Gunner William Protz Crew 401st BG - 613th BS

Shot down 28 May 1944 in B-17 #42-10258. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

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Units served with

A pathfinder B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-8258) of the 401st Bomb Group. Image by Robert Astrella. Written on slide casing: '48258 14 A, Mount Farm.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 613th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-808459
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 613th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Enlisted

Los Angeles, CA, USA 8 March 1943

Other

401st BG Combat Tour

Deenethorpe Airfield, Deenethorpe NN17 3AN, UK 4 May 1944 - 28 May 1944 8 Combat Missions

Other

Shot Down/Captured

Dessau, Dessau-Roßlau, Germany 28 May 1944

Other

POW

Zagan, Poland 29 May 1944 - 30 May 1945 Stalag Luft III Dates are approximate

Born

Rivera, California, USA
Pollock Pines, CA 95726, USA

Revisions

Date17 Jan 2020 03:07:45
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" for readability.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:11:32
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5307 / MACR 5307, http://www.401bg.org/Main/History/Members/Details.aspx?ID=2166 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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