Clyde D SmithMilitary
On 8-Oct-43 F/O Clyde D. Smith 4FG/334FS was shot down by enemy fighters in P-47D 42-7915 while on a mission to escort B-17s attacking at Bremen, Germany. His aircraft was attcked by German fighters over Holland. He was able to bale out and was captured as a Prisoner of War (POW) Held at Stalag Luft 2B, Hammerstein, West Prussia.
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|Hammerstein, Germany||8 October 1943 - 21 June 1945||Held at Stalag 2B, Hammerstein, West Prussia, Officially Returned to Military Control (RMC) 21-Jul-45.|
|Centerville, Utah, USA|
ee Cunningham 3-Jul-2015. Added Decoration and POW event per National Archives Records Administration (NARA) WWII POW database.; Confirmed SN from MACR 857; Added Summary biography based on "The Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces", Stan Bishop & John A. Hey MBE.
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 857 & 937 / MACR 857/937` / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list