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Van T Write

Military

Shot down 10 October 1943 in B-17 #42-30047 'Sweater Girl'. Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-30047 Sweater Girl

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 3/4/43; Kearney 15/4/43; Hill 5/5/43; Wendover 10/5/43; Kearney 21/5/43; Dow Fd 28/5/43; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-Q] Thorpe Abbotts 2/6/43; Missing in Action Munster 10/10/43 with Rich Atchison, Co-pilot: Willard Secor, Navigator:...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 10 October 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2020 19:53:18 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Removed a space in the A/C “Description” for readability.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:21 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1031 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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