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Bruce L Adams


35 missions July 2, 1944 accident on runway in B24 #42-50378. 10 RTD. Rowbottom crew.

DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster


Units served with

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 566th Bomb Squadron

    566th Bomb Squadron

    Constituted 566th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 19 Dec. 1942. Activated on 24 Dec. 1942. Inactivated on 13 Sept. 1945. Campaigns: Air Offensive, Europe; Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe; Air...


Event Location Date
Born Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania 27 April 1922


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:48 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self,  Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol.  IV by Bishop & Hey, p. 24