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John Francis Angier

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Brake in B-17 #4297899 on 10/25/44

Service

Units served with

  • 457th Bomb Group

    457th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 457th Bomb Group began combat operations during the Big Week of 20-25 February when American bombers carried out concentrated raids against German aircraft bases, factories and assembly plants. The air crews' targets on that first mission were...

  • 748th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97899

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 29/3/44; Kearney 27/5/44; Dow Fd 6/6/44; Assigned 748BS/457BG Glatton 7/6/44; Missing in Action Munster 28/10/44 with Pilot: J. Francis Angier, Co-pilot: Sam Cashman, Bombardier: Bob Maitland, Radio Operator: Bill Thomas, Ball turret...

Events

Event Location Date
Born New Haven, Vermont, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 25 October 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 June 2020 16:02:22 Hotelie1970 Changes to service number and awards
Sources

General Order 322 from Headquarters 1st Bombardment Division, Office of the Commanding General, by Command of Major General Williams, dated 11 September 1944.

Date Contributor Update
23 October 2014 11:50:52 Tony A Changes to middlename, highest rank and role
Sources

Ready or Not by J. Francis Angier

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:58 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 10178 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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