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James M Ackerman

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flack and crashed near Michaelbach on 6/23/44 in B-24 #42-95027

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 392nd Bomb Group

    392nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 392nd Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Wendling, Norfolk from August 1943 until April 1945. They were the first Group allocated B-24H Liberators, the first B-24 series fitted with a nose turret on the production line. The adaptation increased...

  • 577th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Hillburn, New York, USA
Lived in France

Suffeam, New York

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 March 2020 18:53:42 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity.

Date Contributor Update
07 December 2018 16:04:11 daba82 Changes to service number and events
Sources

AAF Record Transcription Project

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:40 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

392nd BG Memorial Association Membership Directory, June 1987 MACR 6215 & SECOND AIR DIVISION by Turner Publishing Company, D790.A2S45, 1998, page 192 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 6215 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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