Sanford E Walke

Military

Object Number - UPL 50687 - T/Sgt Sanford (Sandy) Walke in a relaxed moment

Prisoner of War (POW). A/C hit by flak and crashed near Money Cayeux on 7/8/44 in B-17 #42-102445

POW

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Units served with

The insignia of the 398th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 398th Bomb Group 601st Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

San Diego, California, USA

Other

Evaded

Germany 1944-07-08 Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow (formerly Heydekrug) Pomerania, Prussia (moved to Wobbelin Bei Ludwigslust) (To Usedom Bei Savenmunde) 54-16

Revisions

Date21 Jun 2021 12:41:25
ContributorRayWells
Sources

Updated Personal Details with Nickname

Date26 Feb 2020 00:56:50
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added S/N and POW camp information from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).
Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" for clarity.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:25:02
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7217 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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