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Dutch Rekindle War Memories for Pilot, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, January 30, 1989

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  • William Genge

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot
    A native of Warren, PA., USA, Bill Genge enlisted at 17 and became a World War II pilot stationed at Duxford, and spent nearly a year as a prisoner of war in Germany after his plane was shot down in 1944. He returned to Duxford fifty-five years later...

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  • 42-76585

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 82FS, 82FG, 8AF USAAF. Assigned to Lt William H Genge, lost in this a/c 24-May-44 on bomber escort mission to Bremen, engine started running roughly, headed back to base and abandoned A/C over Alkmaar, Holland. Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 5279.

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Date Contributor Update
11 May 2018 20:11:38 Dgenge Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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