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Glenn N Oster


Shot down 10 October 1943 in B-17 #42-5915 'Cash & Carrie', Prisoner of War (POW).



Units served with

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb 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


  • 42-5915 Cash & Carrie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 7/5/43; Denver 14/5/43; Geiger 26/5/43; Gt Falls 7/6/43; Dow Fd 13/7/43; Assigned 570BS/390BG [DI-J] Framlingham 15/7/43; Missing in Action (11m) Munster 10/10/43 with Bob McGuire, Co-pilot: Glenn Oster, Navigator: Albt Drouhard,...


Event Location Date
Born Long Beach, California, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 10 October 1943


Date Contributor Update
02 February 2021 20:24:10 jmoore43 Changes to biography

Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:33 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 860 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database