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Harold A Ames Jr.

Military

Shot down by fighters and crashed near Gross-Beeren on 6/21/44 in B-24 'The Magic Carpet' #42-95122, Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 567th Bomb Squadron

    567th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    567th Bombardment Squadron, 24 December 1942 - 13 September 1945 ...

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Morrico, Michigan, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 21 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 May 2020 02:17:35 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:56 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 6529 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Unit history MACR 6G529 & SECOND AIR DIVISION by Turner Publishing Company, D790.A2S45, 1998, page 195

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