Adam, Richard J., Sgt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 611-Aerial Gunner
Last AFSC Group
Air Crew (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1944-1944, AAF MOS 611, 353rd Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
Service Years
1942 - 1944
USAAFEnlisted Collar Insignia
Sergeant

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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
1915
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Merchantsville
Last Address
Lucera, Italy (Air Drome 8)

Casualty Date
May 29, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Yugoslavia
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Woodlawn National Cemetery - Elmira, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot G, Site 4855

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World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
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September / 1944
To Month/Year
March / 1945

Description
Attempting to outflank the Siegfried Line, the Allies tried an airborne attack on Holland on 17 September 1944. But the operation failed, and the enemy was able to strengthen his defensive line from Holland to Switzerland. Little progress was made on the ground, but the aerial attacks on strategic targets continued. Then, having regained the initiative after defeating a German offensive in the Ardennes in December 1944, the Allies drove through to the Rhine, establishing a bridgehead across the river at Remagen.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Month/Year
September / 1944
To Month/Year
December / 1944
 
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
   
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Units Participated in Operation

763rd Bombardment Squadron (Heavy)

762nd Bombardment Squadron, Heavy

355th Wing - Desert Lightning

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  1216 Also There at This Battle:
  • Aanenson, Quentin Carlyle, Capt, (1943-1945)
  • Allen, William Harry, Maj, (1942-1963)
  • Ananian, Stephen Carnig, 1st Lt, (1942-1945)
  • Backstrom, Carl Joseph, TSgt, (1942-1945)
  • Barmore, Robert (Ken), 1st Lt, (1943-1945)
  • Barton, Paul Lawrence, Brig Gen, (1929-1964)
  • Beyer, William Rockafeller, Capt, (1942-1945)
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