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Emile M Ambrose

Military

B-17 #42-107163 hit by flak, crashed near Villiers-Sur-Orge 14 Jun 1944. Prisoner of War (POW).

Service

Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 407th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-107163

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 9/3/44; Kearney 22/3/44; Grenier 6/4/44; Assigned 407BS/92BG [PY- ] Podington 4/5/44; Missing in Action Bretigny Afd, Fr 14/6/44 with Marvin Long, Navigator: George McKewin, Waist gunner: John Hewitt (3 evaded capture); Co-pilot: Norman...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) France 14 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5793 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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