Lorin Albert Wolfe

Military

Assigned to 510BS, 351BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Bernburg in B-17 42-31612 22-Feb-44; shot down by flak, crew baled out and pilot made a wheels up landing near Aachen. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 2657

Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 351st Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 510th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36159440 / O-803734
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 510th Bomb Squadron

Places

  • Site type: Prisoner of war camp
  • Known as: Dulag Luft Grosstychow Dulag 12
Prisoners of war, including Colonel Hubert Zemke of the 479th Fighter Group at Stalag Luft I.
  • Site type: Prisoner of war camp
  • Known as: Stalag Luft I, Barth, Germany

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Long Beach, California, USA 1916-10-17 Son of Lorin Orville and Minnie Wolffe.

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

Barth, Germany 1944-02-22 Prisoner of War (POW). Stalag Luft I.

Died

1988-01-28

Buried

Forest Lawn Memorial Park Long Beach, Los Angeles County, CA Forest Lawn Memorial Park Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California

Enlisted

Los Angeles, CA 1942-12-17 Los Angeles, California

Other

Discharged USAAF

1945-12-05 Honourable discharge.

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:19:04
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2657 / MACR 2657, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database