Stalag Luft VII
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — 01.0359 - Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Joseph L. Cittadini who served as a Navigator with the 384th Bombardment Group. The collection includes photographs, letters, and official documents from his time as a navigator with the US Army Air Corp and his time as a prisoner of war during World War II. Photographs include several of Cittadini with his crew of the "Goin' Dawg" and "Nutalls Nut House" B-17 bombers. Cittadini was a prisoner of war for a year after being shot down on a mission over Berlin and was held in several POW camps, but primarily in Stalag Luft III in Sagan, Germany. His account of this is told in detail in both a manuscript and an oral history...
Dates: Created: 1943-2005; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 10/22/2004
Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2008 Box 2 (08.0075-08.0199), Folder: 08.0183 - Folder 1
Scope and Contents Roland Cadoret served as a B-17 pilot in the 351st Bomb Group, 8th Air Force, in the European Theater. His collection contains a manuscript, "The Battle of Grounded Eagles," in which he details his entire POW experience from mission briefing to liberation, an excerpt from his diary, and his photocopied version of General Dwight D. Eisenhower's letter to Invasion Forces. The Polebrook Post 351st Bomb Group Association 8th Airforce Vol. XXVII-No. 2, and the English version of the Moorsburger Beitung, a newspaper, which had special stories all about the POWs which were kept at...
Dates: Created: 1943-1995; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 12/05/2008