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Reuben B Adams


WIA - 3/9/1945 on Mission to Frankfurt, Germany in Aircraft 43-39177 'The Blessed Event'.


Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 412th Bomb Squadron


  • 43-39177 The Blessed Event

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 23/12/44; Dow Fd 3/1/45; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-Y/L] Horham 7/1/45; on 19/3/45 with W.C. Hunter, obs-R.B. Adams [wia]; 55m, Returned to the USA Bradley 28/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 30/6/45; Reconstruction Finance...


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12 September 2020 03:28:29 jmoore43 Changes to nickname

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27 September 2014 18:21:37 AAM AAM ingest

Combat Sup / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia