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Miles j Rudolph

Military

Assigned to 410FS, 373FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) dive bombing mission to Bonn airfield. Joined melee with Fw190's and P-51's shot down by Fw190, baled out successfully and initially evaded, Prisoner of War (POW). 23-Dec-44 MACR 11436.

Awards; POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Woodchurch

    Military site : airfield
    An RAF Advanced Landing Ground used in 1943 with temporary runways and buildings, Woodchurch was handed to the Ninth Air Force in 1944, where it was the brief home of the 373rd Fighter Group. It was abandoned and dismantled in 1944-1945. . The present...

  • Stalag Luft I

    Other location

Events

Event Location Date
Born Wisconsin, USA 1921
Enlisted Milwaukee, WI, USA 29 August 1940
Based Woodchurch 1944

Assigned to 410FS, 373FG, 9AF USAAF.

E/A Destroyed shared Germany 23 August 1944

Shared kill Germany 23-Aug-44.

Shot down Euskirchen, Germany 23 December 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) dive bombing mission to Bonn airfield. Joined melee with Fw190's and P-51's shot down by Fw190, baled out successfully and initially evaded, POW 23-Dec-44 MACR 11436.

Prisoner of War (POW). Barth, Germany 23 December 1944 – May 1945

Prisoner of War (POW). Stalag Luft I.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 January 2017 14:28:40 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/page/84333659_miles_j%20rudolph/details/
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmdate.asp?thedate=441223&Submit...
https://www.fold3.com/image/46699385
http://www.cieldegloire.com/fg_373.php

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