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Stalag IX-B

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Stalag IX-B was a German World War II prisoner-of-war camp located south-east of the town of Bad Orb in Hesse, Germany on the hill known as Wegscheidek√ľppel. The camp originally was part of a military training area set up before World War I by the Prussian Army.

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  • Waide Fulton

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 447th Bomb Group
    Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-17 #42-102479, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Edward Troy

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Shot down 17 August 1943 in B-17 #42-29559 'Stupntakit'. Prisoner of War (POW).3 crew members were killed; 4, including Troy were seriously wounded and made prisoner (POW); 3 others managed to evade capture, but one of them was caught just before...

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Date Contributor Update
29 April 2021 21:31:32 jmoore43 Created entry with name, known as, latitude, longitude and history
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Added per info at Wikipedia.com.
SOURCE: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stalag_IX-B

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