Skip to main content
Edit entry 

Douglas P Anderson


Shot down 7 April 1945 in AC #448634. Killed in Action (KIA).



  • Carroll Gjerde

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 452nd Bomb Group
    AM w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster. Lost at Sea. 'Ida Wanna" had one wing flaming, and one engine feathered. Plane was apparently headed for Sweden when it blew, landing in the sea near Heide, off Holland. T/Sgt. Ralph DeCelle, RO, and T/Sgt. Arvis Stephenson...

Units served with

  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

  • 728th Bomb Squadron


Event Location Date
Born Tupelo, Mississippi
Died 7 April 1945


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:47 AAM AAM ingest

1999 Unit Roster, MACR 14184 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia