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William Roscoe

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Rehau on 8 Apr 45 in B-17 #4337942

Service

Units served with

  • 486th Bomb Group

    486th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 486th Bomb Group flew both B-24s and B-17s, swapping from the former aircraft to the latter in late July 1944 after 49 missions. In total the Group flew 292 missions during the war and remarkably the 834th Bomb Squadron lost no aircraft or...

  • 832nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-37942 Flippy aka The Blue Fairy

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/6/44; Kearney 19/6/44; Grenier 1/7/44; Assigned 832BS/486BG [3R-J] Sudbury 2/7/44; force landed Woodbridge EMG with Merle Dibble 3/1/45, crew OK; detailed Mainz 27/9/44 with George Goodman, Co-pilot: Fred Stehle, drn-Bill Winship,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born West Middlesex, Pennsylvania, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 8 April 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:32 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 13739 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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