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Donald G Demmert

Military

Shot down by flak and crashed at Hussenhofen on 7/21/44 in B-17 #43-37573, Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 43-37573

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 30/4/44; Kearney 11/5/44; Grenier 25/5/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-H] Snetterton 28/5/44; Missing in Action Regensburg 21/7/44 with George Beaudry, Navigator: Jim Gaston, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Harry Jordan, Ball turret...

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Oskaloosa, Iowa, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Barth, Germany 21 July 1944

POW camp:
Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang Prussia 54-12

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 December 2020 22:44:25 jmoore43 Changes to service number, events and place associations
Sources

Added POW camp info to the POW event and a S/N from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).
Added a connection to Stalag Luft 1 per WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date Contributor Update
31 December 2020 22:26:23 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:32 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7412 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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