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Henry A Norgaard


Shot down 12 September 1944 in B-17 43-38214, Prisoner of War.


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...

  • 861st Bomb Squadron


  • 43-38214

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 8/7/44; Kearney 16/7/44; Grenier 3/8/44; Dow Fd 5/8/44; Assigned 861BS/493BG [Q4-R] Debach 4/8/44; Missing in Action Magdeburg 12/9/44 with Alf Goodman, Co-pilot: George Otto, Navigator: Martin Berscht, {no bom}, Flight engineer/top...


Event Location Date
Born Council Bluffs, Iowa
Prisoner of war 12 September 1944


Date Contributor Update
30 September 2021 16:49:47 jmoore43 Changes to nickname and biography

Flagged as a "Possible DUPLICATE" in the Nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.
Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:37 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8864,