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Marshall W Adamson


Shot down by flak and crashed near Vez on 6/27/44 in B-24 #42-50344, Prisoner of War (POW).


Units served with

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    The 448th Bombardment Group was organized on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May 1943 at Gowen Field, near Boise, Idaho. The initial training of the air crews took place in Florida. The entire group was assembled Wendover Field, Utah. Both air and...

  • 714th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-50344 Skeeter

    B-24 Liberator
    Shot down by flak and crashed near Vez on 6/27/44

Associated Place

  • Seething

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Seething had three concrete runways, 51 hardstandings of both loop and 'frying-pan’ types, and two T2 hangars, one on each side of the airfield. It was home to the 448th Bomb Group, equipped with...

  • Stalag Luft IV

    Other location


Event Location Date
Born Brookings, South Dakota


Date Contributor Update
26 April 2020 20:00:09 jmoore43 Changes to biography

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

Date Contributor Update
20 July 2017 09:26:40 Lucy May Changes to service number and place associations

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:41 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 6727