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Ralph E Henderson

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Landsberg on 9 Apr 45 in B-17 #448504

Service

Units served with

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 561st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-8504

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 4/10/44; Grenier 7/10/44; Assigned 561BS/388BG Knettishall 19/10/44; Missing in Action Munich 9/4/45 with John Carroll, Joe Diaz, Casimir Formella (3 Killed in Action); Jack Martin, Julius Conison, Arthur Crist, Olgie Latwen, Ralph...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Holbrook, Pennsylvania, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 9 April 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:47 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 13870 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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