Ailingen-Unterraderach is a small village in Friedrichshafen, Germany. Following a raid on 20 July 1944, Arthur Scott parachuted near to the village. After being held in custody, he was then taken to a nearby shooting range and murdered on the orders of the Sherriff.
Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 454th Bomb Group
KIA. Taken prisoner and jailed. Two days after capture he was led to a shooting range and killed. The Nazi party officials responsible were tried at Dachau in March 1947 and received death and life sentences which were however commuted. None of them...
Missing in Action 20/7/44, last seen near Friedrichshafen, Germany, Missing Air Crew Report 6971.
20 July 1944
A rough one. Bombed an oil refinery near Leipzeig. Flak put several holes in the plane; ine in number 3 gas tank. Came back on 3 engines.