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Duane E Albro

Military

Prisoner of War (POW). Leg was injured in B17. Bailed out near Zuidlaarder Meer in Holland and was captured.

Service

Units served with

  • 351st Bomb Group

    351st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 351st Bomb Group flew strategic bombing missions from their base at Polebrook, Northamptonshire from April 1943 to June 1945. The Group's most famous member was Hollywood actor Clark Gable, who flew four/ five missions with them as an observer...

  • 510th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30866 Pistol Packin' Mama

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 10/8/43; Scott 24/10/43; Assigned 401BG Deenethorpe 30/10/43; landed Bassingbourn 9/11/43 transferred 563BS/388BG Knettishall YANKEE BELLE; 508BS/351BG [YB-S] Polebrook 21/11/43. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Prisoner of War 20 December 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 June 2015 10:18:51 general ira snapsorter Changes to service number and events
Sources

Added POW event - MACR 12417

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:48 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Chronology, Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. I by Bishop and Hey, p. 515 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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