Linden K Voight

Military

Shot down 26 July 1943 in B-17 #41-24417 'Dixie Demo'. Plane ditched in North Sea. Returned to base.

Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 #42-30199 'Wicked WAAC', Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

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Units served with

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 369th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-676577
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Dixie Demo II
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 369th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: The Wicked WAAC
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 369th Bomb Squadron

Places

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

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Denver, Colorado

Died

1954-05-01

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Zagan, Poland 1943-10-14 Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia Bavaria (Moved to Nuremberg-Langwasser) 49-11

Revisions

Date12 Dec 2020 21:17:35
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added a S/N and a POW event per WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).
Added a connection to Stalag Luft 3 per WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).

Date12 Dec 2020 21:13:17
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

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

Date27 Sep 2014 18:18:54
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roll of Honor; MACR 821, Losses of the 8th & 9th AF Vol. I by Bishop & Hey p. 197-8