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Franklin W Adams Jr


Killed in Action (KIA) Mid air collision and crashed at Neuhof in B-17 43-38445.

According to US trial 12-1871, killed while prisoner of war at or near Gießen-Wieseck, Germany, after surviving mid air collision of his plane.



  • Harry Raber

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Mid air collision and crashed at Neuhof in B-17 #43-38445, Killed in Action (KIA).

Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 325th Bomb Squadron


  • 43-38445

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 3/8/44; Hunter 12/8/44; Grenier 2/9/44; Assigned 325BS/92BG [JW-Q] Podington 9/9/44; Missing in Action Nurnberg 3/10/44 with Niels Nielsen, Clyde Saylor, Rudy Granata, Ken LaPlante, Howard Garrison, Harry Raber, Franklin Adams, Leon...


Event Location Date
Born Crab Orchard, West Virginia
Killed in action 3 October 1944


Date Contributor Update
26 March 2020 03:01:55 jmoore43 Changes to nickname

Added "Possible DUPLICATE" in the nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:14 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 9346