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Letter to T Sgt Joseph B Wilbert from his family back home in Harrisburg PA on February 5, 1945- he was a member of the 334th Bombardment Squadron 95th bomb Group when his plane went down 11/29/1943 over Bremen Germany and was imprisoned at Stalag 17B Braunau Gneikendorf near Krems Austria [per his NARA records] he was in a B-17 named Blondie III- it was his 21st mission as a Top Turret/Engineer. The plane was piloted by L. B Palmer- and the mission numbepost-30395-0-57001900-1365290663.jpgr was 56

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An interesting tidbit most people don't know is that all mail to airman was received and censored at Stalag Luft 3. That's my your letter is addressed to there. Once censored at Sagan, it would have been forwarded to 17b.

 

Kurt

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WWII Prisoner of War items : Medals, Mail, Diaries, Photos, Documents, Scrapbooks + More

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