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Li'L Woman, tail number: 43-49203 the courier aircraft of the 320th Bomb Group, unknown date and location. The pilot is Douglas Newton Taylor, copilot is 1LT Jasinowski, first name unknown
It is thought that this is 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.

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Units

  • 320th Bomb Group

    320th Bomb Group

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

People

  • Francis Gabreski

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Fighter Pilot
    Francis S Gabreski 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 Wheeler Field, Hawaii. ...

  • 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...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 September 2020 17:16:34 Vaughn Changes to caption
Sources

Taylor Family Collection

Date Contributor Update
13 September 2020 16:45:54 Vaughn Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations
Sources

Taylor Family Collection

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