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Nathan Adler


Shot down by flak and crashed at Wesermunde on 8/4/44 in B-17 #43-37979, Prisoner of War (POW).




  • Samuel Lum

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 486th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed at Wesermunde on 8/4/44 in B-17 #43-37929 ...

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Units served with

  • 486th Bomb Group

    486th Bomb Group

    The 486th Bomb Group flew both B-24s and B-17s, swapping from the former aircraft to the latter in late July 1944 after 49 missions. In total the Group flew 292 missions during the war and remarkably the 834th Bomb Squadron lost no aircraft or...

  • 835th Bomb Squadron


  • 43-37929

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 6/6/44; Kearney 18/6/44; Grenier 1/7/44; Assigned 835BS/486BG [H8-F] Sudbury 2/7/44; {3m} Missing in Action Hamburg 4/8/44 with Nathan Adler, Co-pilot: John Williams, Navigator: Sam Lum, Bombardier: Joe Richter, Flight engineer/top...


Event Location Date
Born Red Jacket, West Virginia, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 4 August 1944


Date Contributor Update
21 June 2021 15:34:47 jmoore43 Changes to biography

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

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:27 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7712 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database