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Daniel A Adair


Steinwinter, J. Crew
Was on board 42-38159 which was shot down over Merseberg on November 21 but limped back on one engine to Belgium and all parachuted to safety. Aircraft pancaked, crewless, into a field and was repaired and recovered back to England


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


  • 42-38159 Colonel Bub

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 2/1/44; Gr Island 14/1/44; Assigned 534BS/381BG [GD-J] Ridgewell 21/2/44; battle damaged Aschaffenburg 21/1/45, force landed Continent, repaired and ret 30/1/45; transferred 91BG Bassingbourn 30/5/45; retUS 8/6/45. COLONEL BUB.


Date Contributor Update
25 November 2020 21:58:00 RayWells Changes to biography

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:51 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia /