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Those known to have served with

401st Bomb Group, USAAF

during the Second World War 1939-1945.

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Sergeant Everett Wayne Stanley 613th Bomb Squadron 401st Bomb Group

My grandfather was the ball turret gunner on a B-17G. On April 29, 1944, his aircraft was shot down over Holland after bombing the railway yards in Berlin. All of the crew made it safely out of the aircraft. All of the crew were captured by German forces with the exception of one man. This man, Sgt. Watkins, was able to evade capture with the help of members of the Dutch Resistance and made it back to England. The rest of the crew were taken to Dulag Luft for interrogation. All of the enlisted crew members were sent to Stalag Luft 4. My grandfather however was sent to Stalag Luft 3 with all of the officers. They arrived a little more than a month after "The Great Escape". All of the crew members survived thier ordeal in the german prison camps and were later reunited after they were liberated by Gen. George Patton's 3rd Army. Sadly, my grandfather passed away from cancer. He never spoke of his experiences during the war. After much research, I now understand why. God bless all that served and let us never forget thier sacrifice.

Wayne Roberts



George Van Morris 603rd Bomb Squadron 398th Bomb Group

Sgt. George Van Morris (US Army Air Corp - serial #34057965) was a relative and I am researching his time as a POW at Dulag Luft Grosstychow Dulag 12. His bomber plane was shot down and he was captured on 17th November 1944. I have been trying to locate information about this POW camp. Is there another name it was known by? Any assistance would be appreciated.

Alice L. Luckhardt



Kenneth V. Moore 612th Sqdn. 401st Bomber Group

My father, Kenneth V Moore served with the 401st Bomber Group, 612th Squadron and I am searching for more information.

Larry Moore







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