James W Kiser

Military

B-17G #42-31910 began losing altitude in the target area of Berlin and was attacked by fighters on the return, spun down, broke in two, and crashed near Hanover, GR on 4 Mar 1944. 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

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Grover, NC 28073, USA 1921-10-26

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Stalag Luft 1 1944-03-04

Died

Gaffney, SC, USA 2006-09-09

Revisions

Date20 Feb 2021 03:50:18
ContributorBrayden Allen
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From the family

Date20 Mar 2017 03:54:52
ContributorBrayden Allen
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Information from Family

Date20 Mar 2017 03:47:03
ContributorBrayden Allen
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Family

Date27 Sep 2014 18:14:59
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2798 / MACR 2798, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database