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Evar W Anderson

Military

Shot down 13 May 1944 in B-17 #42107082. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 526th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-107082 'Lassie Come Home'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 15/2/44; Presque Is 26/3/44; Assigned 526BS/379BG [LF-N] Kimbolton 23/3/44; Missing in Action Stettin 13/5/44 with Bob Dunn, Co-pilot: Bill Churchill, Navigator: George Krassmer, Bombardier: Harry Jensen, Flight engineer/top turret...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Danbury, Connecticut, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 13 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:28 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4931 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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