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My Dad, Karl Eisele, Jr. and Mom (Janet Eisele) marrying in Boise, Idaho as Dad was stationed at Mountain Home Air Force Base in Idaho shortly before going to England to bomb the Reich.



  • Karl Eisele

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier; Pathfinder Navigator
    Initially on B-24 42-95024, the “Gypsy Queen” piloted by Leo Baumann. After its crash, reassigned to other planes. On the 20th mission in January 1945, plane was hit by flak and landed in Sweden. Interned in Sweden until 8 May 1945. B-24 42-51523, the...


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    17 January 1945



Date Contributor Update
30 April 2018 01:44:13 GratefulSonOfFlierEisele Changes to collection

per son Ted Eisele

Date Contributor Update
29 April 2018 22:02:00 GratefulSonOfFlierEisele Created entry with collection, caption, person associations, place associations and mission associations

I am Karl’s son (1 of 5, actually). We have extensive albums and copies of Stars & Stripes that Dad kept and annotated, as well as his war letters.