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Robert G Adams


Shot down 29 May 1944 in B-17 #42-97549, Evaded (EVD).


Units served with

  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

  • 728th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-97549 ROUND TRIPPER

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 17/12/43; Gr Island 16/1/44; Grenier 24/2/44; Assigned 728BS/452BG Deopham Green 15/2/44; mechanical problems 8/3/44 with J.R. Miller (plus five others); Bombardier: Lt Roger McGuire (Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Vasco Gulino,...


Event Location Date
Born Stephensville, Texas, USA
Evaded Germany 29 May 1944


Date Contributor Update
26 April 2020 19:31:36 jmoore43 Changes to biography

Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

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

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5228 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database