1st. Lt. Francis L. Edwards

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  1. Hartmann Dirk

    Hartmann Dirk New Member

    Hello,

    I`m looking for all Information`s about the Loss of 1st. Lt. Francis L. Edwards 353FG /351FS (352FS) on 30. May 1944 KIA over Hannover-Lahe / Germany.

    Every Help in this case are welcome....

    Many Thank`s in advance,

    Streak98 (Dirk)
     
  2. Airwar

    Airwar Well-Known Member

    MACR 5205 ,Bomber escort to Brunswick,Germany. Shot down at 12.25hrs by Fw-190 in combat near Peine
    and crashed near Hannover-Lahe,Podbielsky Street 192. A crash report was filed by Varenwald AFB. KIA
    P-47D # 42-75683

    Jaap
     
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  3. Airwar

    Airwar Well-Known Member

  4. Lucky Partners

    Lucky Partners Well-Known Member

    Two pages from MACR.

    EDWARDS.jpg


    EDWARDS 2.jpg
     
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  5. 25Kingman49

    25Kingman49 Well-Known Member

    Attached Files:

  6. Hartmann Dirk

    Hartmann Dirk New Member

     
  7. Hartmann Dirk

    Hartmann Dirk New Member

    Hi to all,

    Thank you all for your help in this case ...!!!!

    Reetings Dirk
     
  8. Hartmann Dirk

    Hartmann Dirk New Member

    Hello Airwar,

    at the time 30. May 1944 the crashsite was actually Podbielskistr.192. Due to my Investigation, that Area has changed completely and was approved by "Stadtbauamt Hannover" Street "Podbie 192" is today the Kirchhorster Straße, but the Number 192 which was changed in Number 41, did`nt exist since 1991. Today the Area is a "Parking Place" in front of a Hotel....

    Greetings Streak98 (Dirk)
     
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  9. Airwar

    Airwar Well-Known Member

    Article of Francis remains coming home
     

    Attached Files:

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  10. Airwar

    Airwar Well-Known Member

    Dirk I delete that post. Can you send the right photo,

    Grusse, Jaap
     
  11. Airwar

    Airwar Well-Known Member

    Dirk I send the Hegins Highschool an email if he was a member of that school and if he is mentioned
    in their classbook.

    Jaap
     
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  12. Airwar

    Airwar Well-Known Member

    Dirk,Adam Dietrich of the Tri-Valley Highschool answered very quick with a great result,a photo of Francis in the Newspaper.
    Send me by PM your email,because the file is to big for this forum.

    Jaap
     
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  13. Hartmann Dirk

    Hartmann Dirk New Member

    Hi Jaap,

    please check PM....I`m not sure that it works....

    Dirk
     
  14. Airwar

    Airwar Well-Known Member

    Dirk,Hal all works perfect. Hal thank you for reduce the article. You will post it here.
    Adam Dietrich of the Hegins Highschool was very helpfull.
    Dirk can you post the images of the crashsite on this forum ?

    regards Jaap
     
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  15. Lucky Partners

    Lucky Partners Well-Known Member

    The Valley Citizen
    Valley View, Pennsylvania
    Thursday, June 8, 1950



    edwards 3.jpg


    EDWARDS 1.jpg
     
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