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James P Hoard


Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed on 11/2/44 near Gera in B-17 #4297634



  • Louie Fugazi

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 447th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed near Gera in B-17 #4297634

  • William Reynolds

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 447th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed near Gera in B-17 #4297634

Units served with

  • 447th Bomb Group

    447th Bomb Group

    The 447th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses on strategic bombardment missions out of Rattlesden, Suffolk. With their first mission coming on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1943, their main focus was hitting sites that would weaken enemy forces...

  • 711th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-97634

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 12/1/44; 1SAG Langley 4/2/44; Grenier 17/3/44; Assigned 333BS/94BG Rougham 24/3/44; transferred 711BS/447BG Rattlesden 3/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 2/11/44 with Capt Bill Reynolds, Maj Wilbur Allen, Capt John Galey, Gus Herith,...


Event Location Date
Born Bellington, Washington, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 2 November 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:49 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 10164 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Unit History Roster as of 01 August 1945 MACR 10164