The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...
Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 44-40065. Prisoner of War (POW).
Howard wrote an account of his experiences in “World War II and my Prisoner of War Experiences” 49 years after the war ended.
|Born||Garrett, South Dakota, USA||1912|
|Lived in||Radcliffe, IA 50230 USA||1943|
|Prisoner of War (POW)||Stalag 4, Germany||19 May 1944|
Details of his capture can be found in "Iowans of the Mighty Eighth", Chapter 26 "Biographies", by Charles D Taylor.
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MACR 5247 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database