Robert E Drew


Object Number - UPL 32820 - 1st Lt Howard O. Brown parachuted from B-17 44-8704 on March 19, 1945. He was captured and imprisoned at Stalag Luft I, North 2 - Barrack 7 - Room...

Crew Number 77.

MACR 7117 has a Robert E. Drew flying as Bombardier on 42-95257 (15th AF, 461 BG, 767 BS) which was shot down. The record shows he was captured and imprisoned.

The 390th BG website shows he was flying for that group as Navigator during 1945.

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The insignia of the 390th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
A B-24 Liberator of the 461st Bomb Group, 15th Air Force drops supplies over a Prisoner of War camp in Austria, May 1945. Handwritten caption on reverse: '9 May 1945, Last 'combat' mission of 461st BG to British POW camp near Villack, Austria. #33 flown by Lt John Stegman- 765th BS.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


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


Date12 Jun 2019 11:51:21
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