Edward S McGlynn

Military

April - August 1943. Navigator, King crew. 381st BG, 534th BS. Shot down 17 August 1943 in B-17 #42-29978 'Hell's Angel'. Mission #20 :Black Tuesday" to the ball bearing works at Schweinfurt, Germany. #4 engine was damaged and the right wing was on fire. MACR 382. Prisoner of War at Stalag Luft III and possibly Stalag 2B (per NARA).
MACR investigation reports were searching for 2Lt McGlynn. He was seen at Dulag Luft and Stalag Luft III. 1Lt King had seen him in Chicago, IL after the war on a 60 day furlough. Unknown why he was reported missing.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 381st Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Air base

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13083431
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17037484
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner; Flight Engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-665315
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13029298
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14060067
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Hell's Angel
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Places

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

Events

Event Location Date Description

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Prisoner of War (WAR)

Germany 1943-08-17 Stalag 2B Hammerstein (99 work camps in vicinity of Koslin & Stolp) West Prussia 53-17

Revisions

Date3 May 2020 20:12:15
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added POW camp info to the POW event from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date16 Mar 2018 19:01:05
ContributorARowe95
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ARowe95

Date5 Nov 2017 16:01:57
ContributorARowe95
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ARowe95

Date27 Sep 2014 18:08:37
ContributorAAM
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381st Bomb Group Memorial Association, March 1999; MACR 381 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia