Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII record example

Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII

Records: 819,382 · Complete: 99%

In May 1943, the Army Air Forces recommended the adoption of a special form, the Missing Air Crew Report (MACR), devised to record relevant facts of the last known circumstances regarding missing air crews, providing a means of integrating current data with information obtained later from other sources in an effort to conclusively determine the fate of the missing personnel. MACRs are arranged by year and aircraft serial number, which is also known as the tail number.

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Example Records

Report of a Plane Shot Down over Germany
Report of a Plane Shot Down over Germany
Elroy Joseph Prud'Homme's describes his plane being shot down
Elroy Joseph Prud'Homme's describes his plane being shot down
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Source Information

"Missing Air Crew Reports (MACRs) of the U.S. Army Air Forces, 1942-1947" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/95/missing-air-crew-reports-wwii: accessed February 28, 2021)

Publication Title
Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII
Total Records
819,382 · Complete: 99%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
M1380
Record Group
92
Published on Fold3
28 Nov 2007
Last Updated
06 May 2011
Description
NARA M1380. Over 16,000 case files of Missing Air Crew Reports (MACRs) and related records of the US Army Air Forces, 1942-1947.