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Herbert F Willman

Military

Shot down 11 January 1944 in B-17 #42-31033 'Pee Tey Kun', Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 401st Bomb Group

    401st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 401st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, from November 1943 to June 1945. Starting their missions at that time meant the focus was very much on the coming invasion attempt of France planned for the following...

  • 613th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31033 'Pee-Tey-Kun'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/9/43; Scott 11/10/43; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-B] Deenethorpe 26/10/43; ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Tacoma, Washington
Prisoner of War (POW) Austria 11 January 1944

Stalag 17B Braunau Gneikendorf Near Krems Austria 48-15

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 May 2021 20:58:47 jmoore43 Changes to biography
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Removed punctuation in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity.

Date Contributor Update
17 January 2020 05:25:44 jmoore43 Changes to events
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Added a location to the POW event.

Date Contributor Update
17 January 2020 05:23:09 jmoore43 Changes to events
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Added a POW event. Added POW camp information from WW2 POW records at the National Archives.

Date Contributor Update
17 January 2020 05:18:03 jmoore43 Changes to aircraft associations
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Added a connection to the A/C # 42-31033.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:51 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2507,

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