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Gordon L Anderson

Military

Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-17 #4237941. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

  • 728th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-37941 Lucky Lady II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 22/10/43; Walla Walla 9/11/43; Assigned 728BS/452BG Deopham Green 16/11/43; Missing in Action Warnemunde 9/4/44 with Norman Bodet, Co-pilot: Gordon Anderson, Bombardier: Bob Boerner, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Sebe Taylor,...

Events

Event Location Date
Prisoner of War (POW) North Sea 9 April 1944
Lived in Los Angeles, California, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 August 2017 01:43:41 teacupp Changes to events
Sources

granddaughter Tanya Cupp

Date Contributor Update
06 August 2017 01:41:55 teacupp Changes to nickname
Sources

granddaughter Tanya Cupp

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:37 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3784 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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