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Howard E Potts


Shot down 11 September 1944 in AC #42102695. Prisoner of War (POW).


Units served with


  • 42-102695

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/3/44; Kearney 15/4/44; Grenier 29/4/44; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-F] Thorpe Abbotts 1/5/44; Missing in Action Chemnitz 11/9/44 with Hugh Holladay, Co-pilot: Howard Potts (Wounded in Action), Bombardier: Joe Michaud (Wounded in...

Associated Place

  • Thorpe Abbotts

    Military site : airfield
    Home of the 'Bloody Hundredth’, a Bomb Group with a reputation for high casualty rates, Thorpe Abbotts was under USAAF control from June 1943 to the end of the war. Some of the airfield survives today, and the control tower houses the 100th Bomb Group...

  • Stalag Luft I

    Other location


Event Location Date
Born St Paul, Nebraska


Date Contributor Update
09 November 2017 17:19:21 Lucy May Changes to service number, biography and place associations

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

100th Bomb Group Foundation Directory, 2000 - 2001, MACR 8821 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia