Skip to main content
Edit entry 

Thomas W Atkinson

Military

Shot down 9 October 1943 in B-24 #41-24111 'Piccadilly Filly'. Landed in Sweden. Interned.

Service

Units served with

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 329th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 113

    9 October 1943
    This mission is composed of 6 elements. The first element is a combined force of 115 B-17s from: 303BG (20); 379BG (20); 384BG (21); 351BG (21); 91BG 16; and 381BG (16) dispatched to bomb the industrial areas of Anklam, Germany. 106 aircraft are...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Interned (INT) Sweden 9 October 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 February 2020 03:09:23 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:10 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 829 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Share