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Allied aircrew shot down during World War II were incarcerated after interrogation in Air Force Prisoner of War camps run by the Luftwaffe, called Stalag Luft, short for Stammlager Luft or Permanent Camps for Airmen.

Stalag Luft IV was located at Gross Tychow, Pomerania, (now Tychowo, Poland), 20 kilometers southeast of Belgard.

Air Corps NCO's were held at this camp.

Further detailed information, photographs and stories can be found at :
http://www.b24.net/pow/stalag4.htm

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  • William Adams

    Military | Sergeant | Togglier / Nose Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 854BS, 491BG, 8AF USAAF. 1 x combat mission. Failed to Return (FTR) Hanover in B-24 42-110107 "Wham Bam Thank You Ma'm" 24-Aug-44; Baled out of A/C, captured and held overnight at Munster A/D. Marched through Russelsheim after rail journey...

  • Marshall Adamson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 448th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) shot down by flak and crashed near Vez on 6/27/44 in B-24 #4250344

  • Winston Adkins

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 100th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Hanover on a mission to Brunswick on 10 Feb 1944 in B-17G #42-31265. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Norman Adler

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 301st Bomb Group
    Assigned 32BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF. Returned from Blechhammer raid in B-17 44-8001 7-Aug-44 when part of crew baled out due to flak hits RTD. Failed to Return (FTR) Lechfeld 12-Sep-44 flak, crashed Karwendelhaus; Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 8622. ...

  • Andrea Alcarese

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 388th Bomb Group
    On a mission to Poznan, Poland, B-17G #42-39894 'Barbara' left the formation due to a fuel leak and was shot down by fighters, exploded in mid-air, and crashed near Funen, Denmark on 20 Feb 1944. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Tommie Alfano

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Asst Engineer | 483rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 815BS, 483BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Memmingen in B-17G 44-6177 'Dry Run' 18-Jul-44 hit by enemy aircraft, crashed Ravensburg; Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 7099 Awards: SS, AM (2OLC), GC, PH, POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Raymond Allaby

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Raymond Allaby served as a tail gunner with the 305th Bomb Group. He was shot down on 29 May 1943 on his tenth mission, over St. Nazaire, France in B-17 42-29792. Nine of the crew were killed, he was the only one who survived. Taken as a Prisoner of...

  • Earl Alleman

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down near Soest on 9/26/44 in B-24 #4410500

  • Harley Almon

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 94th Bomb Group
    Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 42-30149 'Spare Parts'. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 790. Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Ray Amspacher

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 384th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Ruhland on 10/7/44 in B-17 'Scotty' #446294

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 January 2017 19:45:07 Al_Skiff Changes to person associations
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Added Joseph Philippone, Norm Palme, Walter Lancaster, Richard Hall

Date Contributor Update
11 March 2015 10:20:26 general ira snapsorter Changes to history
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Correct typo errors.

Date Contributor Update
11 March 2015 10:19:06 general ira snapsorter Created entry with name, known as, latitude, longitude and history
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Added place, with detail from http://www.b24.net/pow/stalag4.htm

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