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#1 beerdragon54

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Posted 03 September 2018 - 04:15 PM

I picked this up recently and I love the history behind it. All I have researched thus far is his obituary. My first POW tag.Posted ImagePosted Image


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#2 Simon Lerenfort

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Posted 04 September 2018 - 05:59 AM

Member of the catapiller club, so he bailed out of an aircraft at some time during his service. He may come up on a MACR form somewhere. 



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Posted 04 September 2018 - 06:19 AM

he is listed in two different MACR's   

 

It appears as though there are several page mix ups....there is one page in about a 15 page report that obviously doesnt go there

 

Then he is mentioned in a report for a P-47 but yet several pages later he is mentioned with 6 crew members.

 

There is mention on the German papers that it was a Marauder so B-26 perhaps?

 

I cannot find anything for sure on group or squad



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Posted 04 September 2018 - 06:58 AM

someone made this note on MACR 11593 that I just happened to see

 

This should be entered under MACR 11593 17th Bomb Group 37th Bomb Squadron B-26 42-107563 24 December 1944



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Posted 04 September 2018 - 07:00 AM

https://www.markstyl...research.02.htm

 

 

according to this page the name of this B-26 was "Teton Special"



#6 Allan H.

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Posted 24 September 2018 - 10:45 AM

How's that for a Christmas present? Five months in a Stalag.

 

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#7 Simon Lerenfort

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Posted 25 September 2018 - 05:28 AM

How's that for a Christmas present? Five months in a Stalag.

 

Allan

But what pedigree!

 

To say you were in Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia Bavaria (before being moved to Nuremberg Langwasser.

 

Sad that his memories have passed with him.




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