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Waide G Fulton

Military

Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-17 #42-102479, Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

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...

  • 708th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-102479 Mississippi Lady

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/3/44; Gr Island 29/3/44; Dow Fd 7/4/44; Assigned 708BS/447BG [CQ- ] Rattlesden 8/4/44; Missing in Action Berlin 29/4/44 with Edgar Farrell, Co-pilot: John Benedict, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Peters, Radio Operator:...

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Pilot Town, MD USA 23 November 1916
Prisoner of War (POW) Bad Orb, Germany 29 April 1944

Stalag 9B Bad Orb Hessen-Nassau, Prussia 50-09

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 December 2021 22:52:43 jmoore43 Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

Added an association to the A/C #42-102479 listed in the "Summary biography" .

Date Contributor Update
03 December 2021 22:50:20 jmoore43 Changes to service number, biography, events and place associations
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Added a S/N and a POW event per WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).
Added an association to Stalag 9B per WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).
Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
29 June 2017 01:27:03 My Father's Daughter Changes to events
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Daughter

Date Contributor Update
26 March 2017 01:44:26 My Father's Daughter Changes to highest rank
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Daughter

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:41 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4255

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