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Vernon W Albares

Military

Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-17 #4237988 'Flagship. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 336th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-37988

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 5/11/43; Kearney 14/11/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-M] Horham 3/12/43; 27m, Missing in Action Berlin 29/4/44 with John Vilberg, Navigator: Adrien Caignon, Bombardier: Bill Weston, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ralph McCleod, Radio...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 29 April 1944

Revisions

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

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4470 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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