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Stalag Luft 1Barth , Germany North Compound Block 2 Room 15
Drawing of Block 2 & Names of the POW's from 1st. Lt. Richard F. Lemanski's Wartime Log
March 8th 1944 ( Shoot -Down on Mission 252. Camp liberated, May 1st 1945. When Russians enter
Stalag Lut 1.....Please if anyone has any pictures of these 16 named above, Please post .

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  • Russell Anderson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Russell Anderson was Co-Pilot of B-24H #41-28642 'Libby Raider', which crashed on landing after a practice mission on 2 March 1944. Returned To Duty (RTD). He was also Co-Pilot of B-24H #42-52226, which fell out of formation after fighter attacks on a...

  • George Brannan

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot

  • James Buttermore

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Shot down by fighters on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944, B-17G #42-31576 crashed near Wegenstadt after the crew baled out near Helmstedt, GR. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Homer Dallacqua

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Homer Dallacqua was Navigator on B-24H #41-28642 'Libby Raider', which crashed on landing after a practice mission on 2 March 1944. Returned To Duty (RTD). He was also Navigator on board B-24H #42-52226, which fell out of formation after fighter...

  • Roland Johnson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    After being badly damaged over Berlin on a mission to Genshagen near Berlin on 6 Mar 1944, B-24H #42-52450 crashed on the return N of Amsterdam. Prisoner of War (POW) POW

  • Willys Jones

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Damaged by fighter attacks on the return from a mission to Klein Machow, Berlin on 6 Mar 1944, B-17G #42-31299 'Junior' maintained formation until finally crashing NW of Beilen, Holland after the crew baled out. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Richard Kitlan

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 42-110061. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Mario LaGottolia

    Military | Flight Officer | Bombardier
    Fighters set the bomb bay on fire on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944 and B-17G #42-31141 crashed N of Hanover, GR after the crew baled out. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Richard Lemanski

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot
    Completed 11 missions to Ludwigshaven, Brunswick, Wilhelmshaven, Frankfort, Rostock, Poznan, Belgium, French and Polish objectives. Shot down by ME 109s on the mission to Berlin on 8 March 1944 in B-17 #4231576. ...

  • Arthur Pinzke

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Shot down by fighters near Lingen/Ems GR on a mission to Berlin on 6 Mar 1944 in B-17G 42-31680. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

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Date Contributor Update
27 May 2017 19:35:34 Valerie Lemanski Holley Created entry with collection, caption, person associations and place associations
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Valerie Lemanski Holley Collection
Drawing of Block 2 & Names of the POW's from 1st. Lt. Richard F. Lemanski's Wartime Log

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