Vernon F BennettMilitary
Shot down 30 July 1943 in B-17 #4229746. Prisoner of War (POW). Earlier 8 June 1943 B-17 #42276 was returning to BW1 to collect codes and allied papers left at the control office, when a/c suffered damage on landing. Crew is listed with the Reed Prov. Bomb Group.
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|Los Angeles, California, USA|
Prisoner of War (POW)
|Germany||30 July 1943|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1355 / MACR 1355, Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. I by Bishop & Hey pp. 145, 208-9; 379th Bombardment Group Anthology, pg 271 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database