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Frederick W Asbell

Military

Shot down 7 October 1944 in B-17 44-8046. Prisoner of War.

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 44-8046

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 22/5/44; Dallas 10/6/44; Langley 6/7/44; Dow Fd 2/8/44; Assigned 351BG Polebrook 22/8/44; transferred 750BS/457BG [N] Glatton 24/8/44; Missing in Action Politz 7/10/44 with Capt Alf Fischer, Bombardier: Capt Henry Loades, Flight...

Associated Place

  • Glatton

    Military site : airfield
    Glatton, which lay mostly in the parish of Conington, was built by the 809th Engineer Battalion (Aviation) of the U.S. Army in the last months of 1942. Unusually, the base's three runways surrounded Rose Court Farm, which remained a working farm...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Macon, Georgia
Prisoner of War Stag Luft 3, Sagan, Germany 7 October 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 May 2015 14:13:56 general ira snapsorter Changes to middlename, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate record to include information from:
MACR 9767 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database;
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia ; www.457thbombgroup.org/roster/Anames.html

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

1993 457th BGA Roster, MACR 9767 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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