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Stalag Luft IV

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

460th Heavy Bombardment Group Society papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-01.0046
Scope and Contents The collection of the 460th Heavy Bombardment Group Society contains a unit history of this B-24 U.S. Army Air Corps Group, 55th Wing, 760th, 761st, 762nd, 763rd Squadrons and Group Headquarters, which served in the Italian Campaign. This collection primarily focuses on the memory of the war and those who served in the 460th. Included is a listing of the airmen who were held as prisoners of war, including their squadrons, positions on the plane (e.g. pilot, gunner), the date, mission, and what country or stalag in which they were held. Also included is a booklet, "Remembering the 460th Bomb Group (H)," which contains photographs, personnel lists, and maps, and was prepared as a...
Dates: Created: 1943-2015; Other: Date acquired: 02/07/2015

Frank Watkins collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box, Folder: 04.0255-Folder 1
Identifier: 02-04.0255
Content Description

This collection relates to Technical Sergeant Frank Watkins, who served with the 449th Bombardment Group, 15th Air Force, in Italy during World War II. The B-24 bomber on which Watkins was a crew was shot down over Regensburg, Germany. Watkins was captured and spent than 15 months as a prisoner of war. This collection includes mostly personal letters written to an aunt (1944-1946), from his time as a POW through his repatriation.

Dates: 1944-1945