Crashed at Mohlau on 8/16/44 in B-17 'Full House' #42-31514, Prisoner of War (POW). Went on march from Stalag Luft 4 from Feb 6, 1945 to May 1945 to elude capture by Russians. Total miles marched between 500 and 750 miles.
POW; EAME Medal w/6 bronze stars; Good Conduct; WW II Victory Medal; Air Offensive Europe
Units served with
The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Denver 15/11/43; Gr Island 3/12/43; Presque Is 9/12/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-K] Horham 17/12/43; 335BS [OE-K];Tail gunner: Jim Gussett (Killed in Action) 18/3/44; (49m), Missing in Action Zeitz 16/8/44 with Don Severson, Co-pilot: Harry...
|Prisoner of War (POW)
||16 August 1944 – 4 June 1945
Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow (formerly Heydekrug) Pomerania, Prussia (moved to Wobbelin Bei Ludwigslust) (To Usedom Bei Savenmunde) 54-16