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Edward Kasner

Military

Mid air Collision and crashed at Rohmdorf in B-17 'Wrinkled Belly Baby' #42-37879, Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 334th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-37879 'Wrinkled Belly Baby'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 29/9/43; Gr Island 22/10/43; Assigned 335BS/95BG [BG-U] Horham 11/11/43; with W.P. Kelley force landed Attlebridge afb, Suffolk, 11/12/43; two days later the u/c would not extend and force landed at Honington AFB with H. M. Powers, Co...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Pocoton, Illinois, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 16 August 1944

Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia Bavaria (Moved to Nuremberg-Langwasser) 49-11

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 April 2020 19:27:09 jmoore43 Changes to service number, biography and events
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.
Added POW camp information to the POW event and a S/N per WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:11 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8176 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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