BAUDER, Warren Floyd
Name: Warren Floyd BAUDER
Born 5 December 1921
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 22
Died: Still alive in 2021 in Acton, California, age 99
Service ID: T-001748
Service Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Air Group: 8th Air Force, 44th Bomb Group, 506th Squadron
Airbase: Shipdham, Norfolk UK
Aircraft: B-24 42-94999
Date shot down: 11 May 1944
Fate of crew: 4 captured immediately, 2 of them hospitalized, 6 evaded, 3 evaders captured, 1 of those sent to Buchenwald (Bauder).
Evasion summary: Evaded and sheltered with ALLEN.
Date captured: 4 July 1944
Capture summary: Taken to Paris with McClanahan and Wesley by Desoubrie and Orsini, left at Hotel Picadilly for four days, then picked up by two men who transported them to Gestapo HQ. Interrogated, sent to Fresnes Prison.
Boxcar Transport: 15-20 August 1944, in boxcar #1 or #2
Buchenwald ID: 78196
Notes on Buchenwald internment: Too weak to join others when evacuating.
Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III, West Compound, arriving 28 November 1944
Kriege ID: 8932
Notes on SLIII internment:
Subsequent transfer to: Stalag VIIA, Moosburg, by train from Spremberg after forced winter march, 27-30 January, arriving 4 February 1945.
Notes on SVIIA internment:
Liberation: 29 April 1945 by Patton’s Third Army
Repatriation from ETO: Arrived New York, NY, on 3 June 1945 on the M/V Monticello.
Notes on Post-War period: Interviewed in the History Channel’s 2004 documentary Shot from the Sky about Buchenwald.