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Kenneth W Weisman


Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Rhode on 14 Jan 45 in B-17G 43-38002 'Our Baby'. MACR 11733


Units served with

  • 487th Bomb Group

    487th Bomb Group

    The 487th Bomb Group began operations as preparations for D-Day were reaching their crescendo and played their part by bombing airfields in northern France. Like the 486th Bomb Group, the 487th switched to B-17 Flying Fortress for missions from 1...

  • 838th Bomb Squadron


  • 43-38002 Our Baby

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 14/6/44; Kearney 25/6/44; Dow Fd 9/7/44; Assigned 838BS/487BG Lavenham 11/7/44; Missing in Action Derben, Ger 14/1/45 with Jim Moser, Conrad Summerlin, Paul Kenney, Mayo Larkin, Coy Flanery, Orlando Leo, Bob Ketcham, Kenneth Weisman,...


Event Location Date
Born Wendall, Idaho
Prisoner of War (POW) 14 January 1945


Date Contributor Update
10 February 2020 21:08:54 jmoore43 Changes to aircraft associations

Added a connection to A/C #42-738002 mentioned in the "Summary biography".

Date Contributor Update
10 February 2020 20:51:30 jmoore43 Changes to events

Added a POW event per WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date Contributor Update
10 February 2020 20:48:30 jmoore43 Changes to service number and biography

Added S/N from MACR 11733 at Fold3. Added "MACR 11733" to "Summary biography".

Date Contributor Update
10 February 2020 20:43:34 jmoore43 Changes to nickname

Added the words "Possible DUPLICATE" in the nickname field so an admin can check out this person.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:01 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 11733 /