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Edward J Thorne

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Hoevinghausen on 4 Nov 44 in P-51 'Princess Pat' #42103339

Service

Units served with

  • 359th Fighter Group

    359th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 359th Fighter Group flew 346 missions from East Wretham between December 1943 and April 1945. In the main these missions were escorting bombers flying over occupied Europe. The Group, soon after converting from Thunderbolts to Mustangs, were...

  • 369th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Swisvale, Pennsylvania
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 4 November 1944
Prisoner of War (POW)
Promoted

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 June 2018 22:29:03 cfinney Changes to media associations
Sources

Name appears in Parker Finney's POW Diary 1944 - 1945 Stalag III Sagan Germany and Stamlager VIIA Moosberg Germany

Date Contributor Update
15 June 2018 08:12:53 cfinney Changes to media associations
Sources

Picture of Swissvale "delegates" from my father's, Parker Finney, records. The story that I heard is that my dad (shot down Aug 1944 was walking through Stalag VII and he heard "Hey Swissvale!". I have no idea how this picture was taken or ended up in my dad's collection.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:30 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 10427 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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