Prisoner of War (POW) in Stalag Luft 4 till 6 Feb. 45 Shot down by flak and crashed at Vroomshoop on 6/29/44 in B-17 Pride of Vhelhalis #4237889 Liberted by British in May 1945, Camp Lucky Stirke May 1945. New York via Sea, June 1945,Discharge Sept 1945.
POW Medal/Air Medal/Good Conduct Medal
Units served with
The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Denver 2/10/43; Gr Island 22/10/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-Y] Horham 11/11/43; 66m, Missing in Action Bohlen oil depot 29/6/44 with Jim Cook, Co-pilot: Harry Bachus, Navigator: Jim Whittaker, Bombardier: Bob Hansell, Flight engineer/top...
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