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Russell L Abel

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • 418th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 December 2021 11:40:57 general ira snapsorter Changes to middlename, firstname, nickname and service number
Sources

Name confirmed - https://www.100thbg.com/index.php?option=com_bombgrp&view=personnel&id=3...

Date Contributor Update
12 September 2020 00:45:02 jmoore43 Changes to nickname
Sources

Flagged as a Possible "NAME_ISSUE" in the Nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:39 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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