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Samuel F Showater

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 447th Bomb Group

    447th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 447th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses on strategic bombardment missions out of Rattlesden, Suffolk. With their first mission coming on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1943, their main focus was hitting sites that would weaken enemy forces...

  • 710th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-107038

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 3/2/44; Presque Is 6/3/44; Assigned 710BS/447BG Rattlesden 9/3/44; Missing in Action Berlin 22/3/44 with Ed Stull, Co-pilot: Sam Showalter, Navigator: Harry Grace, Bombardier: John Taylor, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Paul Geis,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Prisoner of War (POW) Hollland 22 March 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:58 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3338 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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