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Wilmer Sanders

Military

Shot down at Madgeburg on 9/11/44 in B-24 #42-95258, Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1 Mar 42 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15 May 42. the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida, to continue advanced flight training and also to fly antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. They...

  • 329th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Missions

  • 541

    11 August 1944

Events

Event Location Date
Born Portage County, WI, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Waupaca, WI 54981, USA 11 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 September 2021 17:51:54 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
02 November 2015 00:55:26 salvarsan Changes to nickname, service number and awards
Sources

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=72820647

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:56 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8838 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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