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C-47 43-49203 Li’L Woman, 3rd from left is pilot Douglas Newton Taylor, next is 1 LT Jasinowski, the others are unidentified, date and place are unknown.
This may be the aircraft that Doug landed near Barth, West Pomerania, Germany to transport freed POWs from Stalag Luft I. One of the former prisoners was Francis Stanley "Gabby" Gabreski of the 56th Fighter Group.



  • 320th Bomb Group

    320th Bomb Group

    Constituted as 320th Bombardment Group (Medium) on 19 June 1942. ...


  • Francis Gabreski

    Military | Colonel | Fighter Pilot
    Francis S Gabreski (born Franciszek Gabryszewski) was the son of Polish immigrants to the US. He enlisted with the United States Army Air Corps in July 1940, was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Air Reserve in March 1941 and was posted to...

  • Douglas Taylor

    Military | Major | Pilot
    Douglas Newton Taylor was born in New Haven, CT on 19 February 1915. His mother passed away when Doug and his brother Howard were young. Their father, Albert, was an engineer working in the Central Americas, so Doug and Howard lived with their aunt in...


Date Contributor Update
14 September 2020 18:19:31 Vaughn Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations

Taylor Family Collection