Earl Telford DeWolf

Military

Object Number - UPL 44504 - Robert C. Cozens Crew 95th BG - 334th BS Back Row" Robert C. Cozens (P), James W. Reed (CP, Willard W. Brown (N), Earl t. DeWolf (B) Middle...

Shot down 10 October 1943 in B-17 #42-30817 'Miss Flower III', Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

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Units served with

The insignia of the 95th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-730320
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-727183
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot/Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Little Jimmie, Memphis Blues
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron 335th Bomb Squadron 336th Bomb Squadron 358th Bomb Squadron 423rd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Lady liberty; Patsy Ann I
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group Can Do 364th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Spook V
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Patsy ann iii
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Miss Flower III
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron

Places

  • Site type: Prisoner of war camp
  • Known as: Stalag Luft III, Sagan, Germany

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

San Bernadino, CA 1921-02-02

Died

Chula Vista, CA 2007-04-15

Other

Shot Down/Captured

Steinfurt, Germany 1943-10-10

Other

POW

Zagan, Poland (then Sagan, Germany) 1943-10-15 Stalag Luft III (dates are approximate)

Buried

San Diego, CA 2007-04-20 Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA

Other

95th BG Combat Tour

Horham Airfield, UK 1943-05-13 - 1943-10-10 Shot down on his 20th mission

Revisions

Date28 Apr 2021 18:30:09
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added an association to Stalag Luft 3 per WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date25 Feb 2021 21:35:56
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:08:00
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1044

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