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Joseph E Adams

Military

KIS 5 April 1945 when B-17 #44-8152 'Miss Ida' exploded.

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

  • 44-8152 Miss Ida

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 23/6/44; Langley 28/7/44; Dow Fd 22/8/44; Assigned 748BS/457BG [A] Glatton 22/9/44; crashed on take off for Ingoldstadt 5/4/45 with Don Snow, Co-pilot: Major Ed Dozier, Navigator: Jim Guyot, Bombardier: Harry Baal, Flight engineer/top...

Events

Event Location Date
Died 5 April 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 June 2021 19:50:19 jmoore43 Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

Added an association to the A/C #44-8152 listed in the "Summary biography" .

Date Contributor Update
19 June 2021 19:44:41 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added punctuation in the "Summary biography" to aid readability.

Date Contributor Update
26 April 2020 19:11:10 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
23 September 2015 10:35:02 general ira snapsorter Changes to middlename and aircraft associations
Sources

Amendment to middle initial from http://457thbombgroup.org/New/Memorial/memp1.html

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.457thbombgroup.org/roster/Anames.html

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:31 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Flak Dodger by Roland Byers

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