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Coy L Flanery


Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Rhode on 1/14/45 in B-17 'Our Baby' #43-38002


Units served with

  • 487th Bomb Group

    487th Bomb Group

    The 487th Bomb Group began operations as preparations for D-Day were reaching their crescendo and played their part by bombing airfields in northern France. Like the 486th Bomb Group, the 487th switched to B-17 Flying Fortress for missions from 1...

  • 838th Bomb Squadron


  • 43-38002 Our Baby

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 14/6/44; Kearney 25/6/44; Dow Fd 9/7/44; Assigned 838BS/487BG Lavenham 11/7/44; Missing in Action Derben, Ger 14/1/45 with Jim Moser, Conrad Summerlin, Paul Kenney, Mayo Larkin, Coy Flanery, Orlando Leo, Bob Ketcham, Kenneth Weisman,...


Event Location Date
Born Toledo, Oregon, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 14 January 1945


Date Contributor Update
10 February 2020 19:54:49 jmoore43 Changes to service number and biography

Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" for clarity.
Added S/N from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:40 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 11733 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database