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Johnnie U Adams


Shot down 11 December 1943 in B-17F #42-31122 'Six Nights in Telergma. ' Plane crashed into North Sea. Killed in Action (KIA).


Units served with

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 568th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-31122 Six Nights in Telergma, Arabian Nuts

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/9/43; Gr Island 6/10/43; Wilmington 10/10/43; Assigned 568BS/390BG [BI-A] Framlingham 14/10/43; (3m) Missing in Action Emden 11/12/43 with Capt Hiram C. Skogmo: Pilot; Major Ralph V. Hansel, Group CO: Co-pilot; Bombardier: Merle M...


Event Location Date
Born Hartsville, South Carolina, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) English Channel 11 December 1943
Died 11 December 1943


Date Contributor Update
12 December 2015 06:45:14 David Armstrong Changes to biography

Corrected the serial number of the B-17 he was shot down in.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:54 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1583 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database