Warren Anderson

Military

Assigned to 20BS, 2BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Pilsen, Czech in B-17 42-97739 9-Dec-44; Hit by flak, partial crew bale-out, crash landed near Linz, Austria. Baled out and captured. Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 10139





Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Squadron
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Twelfth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 2nd Bomb Group 20th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13082008 / O-755803
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 2nd Bomb Group 20th 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

9 December 1921 Son of Frederick E and Lillian Anderson.

Enlisted

23 May 1942 Daytona Beach, Florida

Other

Baled out POW

9 December 1944 Failed to Return (FTR) Pilsen, Czech in B-17 42-97739 9-Dec-44; Hit by flak, partial crew bale-out, crash landed near Linz, Austria. Baled out and captured. POW MACR 10139

Other

Prisoner of War (POW)

9 December 1944 Prisoner of War (POW). Stalag Luft I.

Died

7 May 2015

Buried

11 May 2015 Glen Haven Memorial Park and Mausoleum Winter Park, Orange County, FL

Based

9 December 1944 Assigned to 20BS, 2BG, 15AF USAAF.

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