Walter F Ram

Military

Object Number - UPL 37779 - Walter F Ram with his .50 Calibre

Shot down 13 June 1943 in B-17 #42-29957 'Helno Gal II'. Plane crashed into Channel. Prisoner of War (POW).

Read more about Walter Ram here: https://www.medalsofamerica.com/blog/walter-ram-part-1/

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 410th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 410th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 410th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 410th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 410th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Helno Gal II
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 331st Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Helno-Gal
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 331st Bomb Squadron

Places

  • Site type: Prisoner of war camp
  • Known as: Stalag 17b, Krems an der Donau, Austria

Revisions

Date13 Mar 2020 03:23:26
Contributorjmoore43
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Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity.

Date23 Mar 2019 08:33:16
ContributorRayWells
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From the Ram Family

Date23 Mar 2019 08:25:20
ContributorRayWells
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Editing connections

Date4 Mar 2019 13:34:00
ContributorLucy May

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