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Paul H Alexander


Shot down by fighters and crashed near Furstenau, GR on a mission to Schweinfurt, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-17G 42-31180. Prisoner of War (POW).



Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 407th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-31180

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 28/9/43; Gr Island 18/10/43; Nashville 24/10/43; Assigned 407BS/92BG PY-U] Podington 23/11/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 24/2/44 with Bob Clayton*, Co-pilot: Leon Cavender*, Navigator: John Galbraith*, Flight engineer/top turret...


Event Location Date
Born Winterset, Iowa
Prisoner of War (POW) Belgium 24 February 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:13 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2854 / MACR 2854, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database