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Warren Anderson

Military

Assigned to 20BS, 2BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Pilsen, Czech in B-17 42-97739 9-Dec-44; Hit by flak, partial crew bale-out, crash landed near Linz, Austria. Baled out and captured. Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 10139

Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Woodruff Warren

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 2nd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 20BS, 2BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Pilsen, Czech in B-1742-97739 9-Dec-44; Hit by flak, partial crew bale-out, crash landed near Linz, Austria. Captured and executed en route to Kaplitz. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 10139 ...

Units served with

  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force


    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 2nd Bomb Group

    2nd Bomb Group

    Group
    Served on antisubmarine duty for several months after the U.S. entered World War II. In October 1942 was re-designated as 2d Bombardment Group (Heavy) and earmarked for combat. The group was transferred on paper to Geiger Field, Washington, where it...

  • 20th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97739

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 11/2/44; 1SAG Langley 8/4/44; Morrison 26/4/44; Assigned (PFF) 49BS/2BG Amendola 7/5/44; transferred to 20BS; Missing in Action Regensburg 9/12/44 with Woodruff Warren, Co-pilot: Don Hart, Navigator: George Mayottm/op, Flight engineer...

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born New Jersey, USA 9 December 1921

Son of Frederick E and Lillian Anderson.

Enlisted Daytona Beach, FL 23 May 1942

Daytona Beach, Florida

Based Amendola 1944 – 9 December 1944

Assigned to 20BS, 2BG, 15AF USAAF.

Baled out POW Linz, Austria 9 December 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) Pilsen, Czech in B-17 42-97739 9-Dec-44; Hit by flak, partial crew bale-out, crash landed near Linz, Austria. Baled out and captured. POW MACR 10139

Prisoner of War (POW) Barth, Germany 9 December 1944 – May 1945

Prisoner of War (POW). Stalag Luft I.

Died Orlando, FL 7 May 2015
Buried Glen Haven Memorial Park and Mausoleum Winter Park, Orange County, FL 11 May 2015

Glen Haven Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Winter Park,
Orange County, FL

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 December 2019 20:27:44 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/28718991
https://www.fold3.com/record/84003252-warren-anderson
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/146247337/warren-anderson

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