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Henry P Shotland

Military

Shot down 17 August 1943 in B-17 42-30002 'The WAAC Hunter', Prisoner of War (POW).

Service

Units served with

  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • 349th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30002

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 1/4/43; Kearney 15/4/43; Gore 17/4/43; Hamilton 28/4/43; Wendover 2/5/43; Hill 12/5/43; Wendover 19/5/43; Kearney 22/5/43; Dow Fd 31/5/43; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR-F] Thorpe Abbotts 9/6/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 17/8/43 with...

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 17 August 1943

Stalag 7A Moosburg Bavaria 48-12 (Work Camps 3324-46 Krumbachstrasse 48011, Work Camp 3368 Munich 48-11)

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 August 2020 18:00:05 jmoore43 Changes to nickname
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Flagged as a "Possible DUPLICATE" in the Nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.

Date Contributor Update
23 August 2020 17:59:09 jmoore43 Changes to service number and events
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Added a S/N and a POW event per WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date Contributor Update
23 August 2020 17:55:24 jmoore43 Changes to biography
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Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:45 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 680

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