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August 1944. Hungary, unknown 15 AAF squadron.

Discussion in 'Prisoners of War, MIA, & Internees' started by tothfzs, Aug 21, 2017.

  1. tothfzs

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    ?? August 1944 John R. Bender (1327 S. Wilton St. Philadelpia ASN:?) and George Kirchoffer (3604, Clay Ave St. Louis ASN:?) bailed out Hungary and then went to pow's.
    I searched MACR Fold3 and NARA, POW record, but I did not find out which one 15th AAF squadron and A/C.
    I was searching even earlier unknown crew members (23 august 1944. 2nd Lt Harry N. Fogel (O-1542881), S/Sgt Samuel L. London (31031716) and S/sgt Francis M. Gardner (33273207) who are included NARA, POW record.
    It is possible that the same unknown aircraft were personnel?
     
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    RSwank Well-Known Member

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  5. tothfzs

    tothfzs Member

    Dear Sirs!
    Thank you so much for having looked into my question!
    One thing is sure 2nd Fogel, S/Sgt London and S/sgt Gardner there was a time in Hungary, presumably in a hospital or military prison.
    According to an unconfirmed source August 23. 1944. near Poroszló village unknown B-24 crashed. Aircraft unknown crew. 4 KIA and 2 seriously wounded.
    The dead were buried by local residents in the village cemetery later American military cemetery Budapest.
    (This would be a good database or list, that after the war who and where they were exhumed)
    According to the letters found on NARA's side, Bender and Kirchoffer Land near another settlement (Nagytétény) in Hungary.
     

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