Edmund J Radke

Military

Shot down by flak and crashed at Klein Ebersdorf on 7/29/44 in B-17 #42-102667, Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Connections

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Units served with

Official emblem of the 100th Bomb Group, approved 30 March 1944 and replaced 1957
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Yankee Wine
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron 351st Bomb Squadron

Places

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

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Germany 1944-07-29 Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia Bavaria (Moved to Nuremberg-Langwasser) 49-11

Revisions

Date29 Sep 2020 01:32:34
Contributorjmoore43
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Added POW camp info to the POW event and a S/N from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).
Added a connection to Stalag Luft 3 per WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date29 Sep 2020 01:25:00
Contributorjmoore43
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Added a connection to the 100th BG per info in the Bomb squadron description.

Date29 Sep 2020 01:14:08
Contributorjmoore43
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Removed the "Possible DUPLICATE" flag in the Nickname field and then removed the duplicate person.
Copied "Summary biography" from a Duplicate person as part of a merge operation of dup people so the dup person can be deleted.

Date23 Sep 2020 16:52:48
Contributorjmoore43
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Flagged as a "Possible DUPLICATE" in the Nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.

Date14 May 2020 17:01:00
Contributorjmoore43
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Corrected the name by moving "Jr" from the surname field to the suffix field and moving the last name from the middle name field to the surname field.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:08:09
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 7814 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database