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Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Michael G. Adamow.
Unit/Placed in on, 30th Bomber Squadron, 19th Bomber Group (Heavy).
Michael is born in 1895 in (Kozokwa)Austria.
Immigrated the U.S. in 1912.
Parents and Sibling, No Record Available.
Michael enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 6946756.
Michael was KIA on the Bombing Mission to Raboul, New Guinea when was hit by FLAK at the engine’s a swift descend till he crashed on Oct. 5, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Silver stad, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Michael’s crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-17 were;
1st Lt. Earl L. Hageman Jr. Pilot
1st Lt. Dale E. Hanson Co Pilot
2nd Lt. Bianco P. Argelo Bombardier/Nose Gunner
2nd Lt. Wade H. Lowry Navigator
S/Sgt. Michael G. Adamom Engineer/Top Turret Gunner
Sgt. Jack H. Thomas Ball Turret Gunner
Sgt. Frank W. Plunkett Right Waist Gunner
Cpl. Frank J. Mehock Left Waist Gunner
Pfc. Thomas W. Wilzbacher Tail gunner
Michael is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
Thanks to http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/19th_Bombardment_Group.html Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html