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USAAF Gunner POW Group

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#1 Edelweisse

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Posted 06 August 2018 - 08:03 PM

Hi:  A friend of mine recently contacted me asking for some assistance in ID'ing a German Luftwaffe eagle which was in a group from a girlfriend's Dad. Her Dad passed but he was in the B-17 "Stormy Weather" and it ended up being shot down & he was a POW.  Per  the daughter's story...all the insignia was taken from airmen who were captured but the Air Gunner badge was hidden.


When I researched the "Stormy Weather" tail#...I found three (3) tail#s


As far as the group...it's not for sale and I only have the photo from the front not the back.  POW wings, Air Gunner wings & Luft Visor Cap eagle


Just wanted to share

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Posted 06 August 2018 - 08:34 PM

Nice POW wing. Id love to see a pic of the reverse,


#3 Sequatchiee

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Posted 07 August 2018 - 02:24 AM

Very Interesting ! Never seen before. Someones can share other photos ?


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