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Frederick C Strickhart

Military

Shot down 8 October 1943 in B-17 #42-30318 'Devil's Daughter'. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 570th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30308 'Hot Rocks'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/5/43; Geiger 28/5/43; Gt Falls 7/6/43; Smoky Hill 30/6/43; Dow Fd 10/7/43; Assigned 568BS/390BG [BI-A] Framlingham 13/7/43; Missing in Action Evreux 24/8/43 with Ken Dougherty, Co-pilot: Harvey Paul, Bombardier: John Keema, Flight...

  • 42-30318 Devil's Daughter

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 15/5/43; Gore 17/5/43; Cheyenne 18/5/43; Spokane 26/5/43; Gt Falls 7/6/43; Smoky Hill 2/7/43; Dow Fd 13/7/43; Assigned 570BG/390BG [DI-G] Framlingham 15/7/43; Missing in Action Bremen 8/10/43 with Arlin Rennels, Navigator: Bob...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 8 October 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 January 2020 17:45:03 jmoore43 Changes to service number
Sources

Added S/N from WW2 POW records at the National Archives.

Date Contributor Update
17 January 2020 17:43:04 jmoore43 Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

Added a connection to the A/C #42-30318.

Date Contributor Update
17 January 2020 17:41:00 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" for readability.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:24 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 393 / MACR 781 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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