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Adolphe T Desmedt

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 448th Bombardment Group was organized on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May 1943 at Gowen Field, near Boise, Idaho. The initial training of the air crews took place in Florida. The entire group was assembled Wendover Field, Utah. Both air and...

  • 714th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-28588 'Sad Sack'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 714BS, 448BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Ludwigshaven. Shot down Lt Detlef Grossfuss in Fw 190A-6 of JG 2/2y at Pontoise, France. 30-Dec-43 crew baled out. 9 x POW. 1 x KIA. MACR 4176.

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 30 December 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:02:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 4176 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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