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Wendell P Davis

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) shot down by fighters and crashed near Hinter-Henbach on 7/16/44 in B-17 42-102476.

Service

Units served with

  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allies...

  • 603rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-102476

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/3/44; Kearney 5/4/44; Dow Fd 14/4/44; Assigned 603BS/398BG [N7-B] Nuthampstead 28/4/44; (18m) Missing in Action Munich 16/7/44 with Ray Gallagher, Co-pilot: Harry Castleman, Navigator: Bill Berry, Bombardier: Wendell Davis, Flight...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Reedley, California, USA
Prisoner of war Germany 16 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:15 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7242 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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