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David R Adams

Military

Shot down 20 April 1944 in B-17 #42-31946 'Esky', Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

  • 333rd Bomb Squadron

    333rd Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Part of 94th Bomb Group.

Aircraft

  • 42-31946 Esky

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 10/1/44; Gt Bend 19/1/44; Assigned 333BS/94BG [TS- ] Rougham 9/2/44; Missing in Action Pas de Calais 20/4/44 with Don Swanson, Co-pilot: Chas Shearston, Navigator: Chas Webb, Bombardier: Marc Decaro, Flight engineer/top turret gunner...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Dexter, New Mexico, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) France 20 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 September 2020 02:45:51 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:06 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4156 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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