John D FletcherMilitary
Shot down by fighters on the return form a mission to the Marshalling Yards at Frankfurt on 4 Feb 1944 in B-24H #42-7542 'Black Widow'. Plane crashed SE of Albert, FR. POW.
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Prisoner of War (POW)
|Germany||4 February 1944 - 16 July 1945||Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow (formerly Heydekrug) Pomerania, Prussia (moved to Wobbelin Bei Ludwigslust) (To Usedom Bei Savenmunde) 54-16|
|New Port Richy, Florida, USA|
Added the end date for the POW event per info from WW2 POW records at the National Archives.
Added a connection to an 8th AF mission.
Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" for readability.
Added a connection to 8th AF.
Added S/N and prison camp info from records for ww2 POWs at the National Archives.
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2248 / MACR 2248, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces; The History of the 446th Bomb Group, pg 49-2 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database