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Roland X Madsen

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 351st Bomb Group

    351st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 351st Bomb Group flew strategic bombing missions from their base at Polebrook, Northamptonshire from April 1943 to June 1945. The Group's most famous member was Hollywood actor Clark Gable, who flew four/ five missions with them as an observer...

  • 511th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-38038 April Girl II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 21/11/43; Gr Island 4/12/43; Presque Is 15/12/43; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-R] Polebrook 14/1/44; 111m retUS Bradley 13/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 12/9/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA...

  • 42-97651

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 18/1/44; 1ASG Langley 7/2/44; Grenier 19/3/44; Assigned 91BG Bassingbourn 27/4/44; transferred 510BS/351BG [TU-Y] Polebrook 14/6/44; 511BS [DS-Y]; on Munster mission 28/10/44 with Irvin Fultz, Bombardier: Eldon Stear(wia), rest OK;...

  • 42-97701

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 1/2/44; 1SAG Langley 21/3/44; Assigned 509BS/351BG [RQ-B] Polebrook UK 6/7/44; 511BS [DS-B] JULIE LINDA; {51m} transferred 305BG Chelveston 5/45; Salvaged 9AF Germany 4/4/46. NADINE L.

  • 43-37515

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/4/44; Hunter 4/5/44; Grenier 19/5/44; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-L] Polebrook 27/5/44; taxi accident on base with Ralph Mahnke 15/5/45; {95m} Returned to the USA Bradley 11/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 14/6/45;...

  • 43-37665

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 10/5/44; Kearney 22/5/44; Dow Fd 30/5/44; Assigned 551BS/385BG [HR- ] Gt Ashfield 1/6/44; transferred 510BS/351BG [TU-N] Polebrook 10/6/44; with Jim Blaney 1/2/45 had to abort before t/o when #1 failed thus spoiling record of of cr...

  • 43-37862 Fearless Fosdick

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 30/5/44; Kearney 8/6/44; Grenier 1/7/44; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-G] Polebrook 17/7/44; 81m Returned to the USA Bradley 9/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 18/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in...

  • 43-37964

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 14/6/44; Kearney 21/6/44; Dow Fd 7/7/44; Assigned 401BG Deenethorpe 8/7/44; transferred 509BS/351BG [RQ-M] Polebrook 22/7/44; battle damaged {95m} Oberpfaffenhofen 9/4/45 with ?; force landed continent, Salvaged. Rep & ret UK;...

  • 43-38461

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 6/8/44; Hunter 15/8/44; Dow Fd 4/9/44; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-T] Polebrook 25/9/44; {49m} battle damaged Berlin 26/2/45 with ?; crash landed continent; Salvaged 3/3/45.

  • 43-38592

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/8/44; Lincoln 7/9/44; Grenier 17/9/44; Assigned 303BG Molesworth 20/9/44; transferred 511BS/351BG [DS-N] Polebrook 18/10/44; 509BS [RQ-B]; 64m Returned to the USA Bradley 23/5/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 26/5/45;...

  • 43-38691

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Patterson 5/9/44; Hunter 20/9/44; Grenier 28/9/44; Assigned 303BG Molesworth 1/10/44; transferred 511BS/351BG [DS-B] Polebrook 9/10/44; 509BS [RQ-M]; {29m} Returned to the USA Bradley 9/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 14/6/45;...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 August 2021 15:19:32 general ira snapsorter Changes to nickname
Sources

http://www.351st.org/loadlist/search.php

Date Contributor Update
04 August 2021 14:57:19 jmoore43 Changes to nickname
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:26 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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