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William Powers

Military

Mid air collision and crashed near Schonberg on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42-100351, Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

People

  • Robert Holly

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Mid air collision and crash near Schonberg on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42100351 Killed in Action (KIA). The other aircraft involved was B24 42-95144. Robert's story is told in the 2014 book, Killed in Action: The Story of Robert Holly, written by David Kohler.

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Units served with

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 565th Bomb Squadron

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Events

Event Location Date
Born Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Moosburg, Germany 20 June 1944

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

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 June 2021 16:57:02 jmoore43 Changes to service number, biography, events and place associations
Sources

Added POW Camp info to the POW event and a S/N from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).
Added an association to Stalag 7A per WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).
Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:32 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5926 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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