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John C Abt


Shot down 11 January 1944 in B-17 #42-30425 'Rodger Dodge Her'. Prisoner of War (POW).


Units served with

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942; Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

  • 333rd Bomb Squadron


  • 42-30425 Roger Dodg'-Her

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 30/5/43; Smoky Hill 12/6/43; Rapid City 19/6/43; Geiger 22/6/43; Dow Fd 5/7/43; Assigned 333BS/94BG [TS-J] Rougham 9/7/43; Missing in Action Oschersleben 11/1/44 with Sam Lemly, Co-pilot: Martin Michels, Navigator: Fred Ehrhart,...


Event Location Date
Prisoner of War (POW) Austria 11 January 1944

Stalag 17B Braunau Gneikendorf Near Krems Austria 48-15


Date Contributor Update
21 April 2020 03:55:49 jmoore43 Changes to service number and events

Added POW camp information to the POW event and a S/N per WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date Contributor Update
24 March 2020 18:15:42 jmoore43 Changes to biography

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

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:44 AAM AAM ingest

8th AF Losses / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia