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Nicholas J Abramo


Shot down by fighters and crashed N of Arlon, Belgium returning from the target of Frankfurt am Main, GR on 2 Mar 1944 in B-17G #42-39891. Prisoner of War (POW).



Units served with

  • 381st Bomb Group

    381st Bomb Group

    The 381st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Ridgewell, Essex between June 1943 and April 1945. The Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit Citations, the first for bombing shipyards at Bremen, whilst under heavy attack, on 8 October 1943 and...

  • 533rd Bomb Squadron


  • 42-39891

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 30/9/43; Gr Island 29/10/43; Assigned 533BS/381BG [VP-V] Ridgewell 13/1/44; 3m Missing in Action Frankfurt 2/3/44 with Eugene Shultz, Co-pilot: Howard Plemmons, Navigator: Art Reeves, Bombardier: Bill Hearn, Flight engineer/top...

Associated Place


Event Location Date
Born Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Belgium 2 March 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:33 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2738 / MACR 2738, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database