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Robert C Pearce


Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down on 9/27/44 in B-17 #448185


Units served with

  • 34th Bomb Group

    34th Bomb Group

    After forming part of the American defence force, first on America's east coast and then on its west, the Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force in April 1944 and entered combat in May 1944. The Group helped with the preparation for the Normandy...

  • 4th Bomb Squadron


  • 44-8185 Mean Kid

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 5/7/44; Langley 31/7/44; Dow Fd 21/8/44; Assigned PFF 4BS/34BG [Q6-P] Mendlesham 30/8/44; Missing in Action Ludwigshafen 27/9/44 with Capt Jim Blackburn, Co-pilot: Elmer Lian, ng-Sgt John Denter, Bombardier: Bob Pearce, Flight engineer...


Event Location Date
Born Birmingham, Alabama
Interned (INT) Germany 27 September 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:04 AAM AAM ingest

1996 34th BG Roster MACR 9367 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 9367 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database