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Daniel Barna

Military

Shot down 10 October 1943 in B-17 #42-30090 'El P'sstofo', Prisoner of War (POW).

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 351st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30090 El P'sstofo

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 8/4/43; Kearney 16/4/43; Wendover 2/5/43; Hill 12/5/43; Wendover 16/5/43; Kearney 22/5/43; Dow Fd 28/5/43; Assigned 385BG Gt Ashfield 2/6/43; transferred 351BS/100BG [EP-B] Thorpe Abbotts 9/6/43 MAD HOUSE; Missing in Action Munster...

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 114

    10 October 1943
    This mission was intended to be a massive attack of 307 B-17s on the railroad facilities and waterway (canals) at Munster, Germany. This attack was to be supported by a diversion 39 B-24s. The formation was attacked by hundreds of German fighters which...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Clifton, New Jersey, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 10 October 1943

Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia Bavaria (Moved to Nuremberg-Langwasser) 49-11

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 April 2020 18:02:25 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "#" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2020 18:59:34 jmoore43 Changes to unit associations and mission associations
Sources

Added a connection to the 8th AF and added a connection to the 8th AF mission for 10 Oct 1943.

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2020 18:53:08 jmoore43 Changes to service number, biography and events
Sources

Added S/N and POW camp info from WW2 POW records at the National Archives. Added information to the "Summary biography" copied from crew member, Cosimo A. Demonica.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:50 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 1020 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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