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Harold D Broyles


Shot down 12 August 1943 in B-17 #42-29884, Prisoner of War (POW).




  • Hans Johnson

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Assigned to 326BS, 92BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Gelsenkirchen 12-Aug-43 in B-17 42-29884; hit by flak, crashed Haltern, near Sevenum, six miles W of Venlo, Holland. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 374. Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

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  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    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...

  • 326th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-29884

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 4/3/43; Patterson 8/4/43; Eglin Fd 16/4/43; Dow Fd 19/4/43; Assigned 325BS/92BG [NV-D] Alconbury 23/5/43; force landed base with friendly fire damage with Lopez Mantou 9/6/43; then transferred 326BG [JW-D]; Missing in Action...


Event Location Date
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 12 August 1943

Stalag 17B Braunau Gneikendorf Near Krems Austria 48-15


Date Contributor Update
27 April 2020 17:55:42 jmoore43 Changes to service number and events

Added POW camp information to the POW event and a S/N per WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date Contributor Update
27 April 2020 17:54:14 jmoore43 Changes to biography

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

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:00 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 374 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database