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Parker Finney's POW Diary from Apr 27 1944 to Apr 29 1945. Started in Stalag III in Sagan Germany - August 30, 1944 to Jan 27 1945.
Moved to Stamlager VIIA Moosberg Germany - Feb3 1945 to May 9 1945.



  • Darr Alkire

    Military | Colonel | Commanding Officer, Pilot
    14 November 1942 to 26 March 1943 XFR First Commanding Officer of the 100th BG. He was relieved of his command with the 100th for alleged incompetence due to statements he made and sent to the 449th BG in Italy. He flew 11 combat missions, on his 12th...

  • Parker Finney

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Assigned to 614BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down by fighters and crashed at Brockhoefe on 24-Aug-44 in B-17 Down N' Go. Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 8202 Awards: AM, POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • James Luper

    Military | Colonel | Pilot; Co-Pilot
    Shot down 7 October 1944 in B-17 #44-8046. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Albert Milliken

    Military | Major | Ground Echelon
    Crew Number 16

  • Arthur Vanaman

    Military | Major General | Command Pilot, Combat Observer, A-2 Berlin 1938-41, AWPD-42 Secretary of Air, Ultra-cleared, POW
    Hazebruck, France (marshalling yards) 27 June 1944 mission. 'Big Barn Smell,' had #4 engine on fire, four of the crew bailed out by order of the pilot and the remainder of the crew stayed with the Ship. The flames went out and the ship landed safely in...



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22 June 2018 06:32:29 cfinney Changes to caption

From Parker Finney's POW Diary

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Parker Finney's POW diary.