Kenneth A James

Military

Object Number - UPL 42641 - MACR 3842 42-52480 466th BG | 786th BS 08 Apr 1944

Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #42-52480, Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

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Units served with

Three little girls hold up a balloon celebrating the 100th mission of the 466th Bomb Group in front of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-95592) nicknamed "Black Cat". Handwritten caption on reverse: 'On our 100 Mission party Day- 18 Aug 1944, Attlebridge, 466th- wouldn't it be something if we could identify these girls? How could I do it?'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Our Honey
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron

Places

  • Site type: Prisoner of war camp
  • Known as: Offlag X-B

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Newport, Rhode Island, USA

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Germany 8 April 1944

Revisions

Date28 Jul 2021 20:36:15
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

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

Date27 Sep 2014 18:17:49
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3842 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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