William S Branum

Military

Shot down 8 March 1944 in B-17 #4237812 'Heavenly Body. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

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Units served with

The insignia of the 390th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: - Ill Be Around - The Skillet
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 570th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 570th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Shreveport, Louisiana, USA

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Germany 8 March 1944

Revisions

Date13 Dec 2018 18:30:28
ContributorMichelbe
Sources

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Date27 Sep 2014 18:28:42
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2990 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database