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Winslow's parachute momentarily got caught up on his bomber, the "Dame Satan", as he was jumping out after it was hit. His son, John, asked him to paint a picture of this event. A Belgium family hid him from the Germans for several months before he was finally captured and held as a prisoner of war.

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  • Edward Winslow

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Shot down 17 August 1943 in B-17 42-2990 'Dame Satan. ' Prisoner of War (POW). ...

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  • 42-2990 Dame Satan

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-R] West Palm Beach 14/12/42; Bassingbourn 10/1/43; Missing in Action 11+m Schweinfurt 17/8/43 with Pilot Jack A. Hargis; Ball turret gunner: Starr A. Tucker (2 Killed in Action); Navigator: Carlyle H. Darling; Bombardier: Edward...

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Date Contributor Update
05 February 2015 16:02:55 EWinslow Changes to person associations
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This is my grandfather

Date Contributor Update
05 February 2015 16:01:04 EWinslow Created entry with caption
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