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Howard E Moody

Military

Shot down 16 September 1943 in B-17 #42-29893. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

People

  • John Beilstein

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 379th Bomb Group
    Shot down 16 September 1943 in B-17 #42-29893. Evaded.

  • Joseph Burkowski

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 379th Bomb Group
    Shot down 16 September 1943 in B-17 #42-29893. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Floyd Jamerson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 379th Bomb Group
    Shot down 16 September 1943 in B-17 #42-29893. Killed in Action (KIA).

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Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 524th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-29893 El Diablo

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/3/43; Sioux City 16/3/43; Kearney 8/4/43; Dow Fd 22/4/43; Assigned 524BS/379BG [WA-Q] Kimbolton 24/4/43; Missing in Action Nantes 16/9/43 with Floyd H. Jamerson - Pilot, and Radio Operator -John F. Paznar both Killed in Action;...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Dillion, South Carolina, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 16 September 1943

Stalag 9C Bad Sulza Saxe-Weimar 51-11

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 March 2020 21:44:06 jmoore43 Changes to service number, biography and events
Sources

Added S/N and POW camp information from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).
Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:15 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1346 / MACR 1346; 379th Bombardment Group Anthology, pg 278 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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