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George H Adams

Military

Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-17 #4297226. Killed in Action (KIA).

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Service

Units served with

  • 385th Bomb Group

    385th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 385th Bomb Group, who took the nickname "Van's Valiants" after their first Commanding Officer Col. Elliot Vandevanter, flew B-17s from Great Ashfield, Suffolk. The Group led the famous attack on the Focke-Wolfe aircraft factory at Marienburg on 9...

  • 551st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97226

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 9/2/44; Kearney 24/2/44; Presque Is 10/3/44; Assigned 551BS/385BG [HR-X] Gt Ashfield 11/3/44; Missing in Action Berlin 29/4/44 with Dick Huntingdon, Co-pilot: Bill Miller, Navigator: Francis Andrews, Bombardier: Standlee Roberts,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Ocante, Wisconsin, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 29 April 1944
Died 29 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:56 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4458 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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