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Frederick L Graf


Shot down 3 March 1945 in B-17 43-38297. Prisoner of War (POW).


Units served with

  • 493rd Bomb Group

    493rd Bomb Group

    The 493rd Bomb Group was the last Eighth Air Force Group to become operational, flying their first combat mission from Debach, Suffolk, on D-Day, 6 June 1944. The Group was known as "the Fighting 493rd", named by their Commanding Officer Colonel Elbert...

  • 860th Bomb Squadron


  • 43-38297

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/7/44; Kearney 27/7/44; Grenier 8/8/44; Assigned 860BS/493BG Debach 10/8/44; Missing in Action Brunswick 3/3/45 with Chas White, Walter Helm, Jim Gunderson, George Lemberling, Marvin Knight, Fred Graf, Loren Arment, Doyle Whitney,...


Event Location Date
Born Warsaw, Missouri 3 March 1923

He was born in Warsaw, Missouri. March 3, 1923. He said he was born in
1922 so the Military would enlist him.

Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 3 March 1945


Date Contributor Update
27 March 2019 11:34:08 general ira snapsorter Changes to service number, biography and events

Information provided by his daughter, Pamela Graf.

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

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 12887 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database