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HORWEGE, Glenn Lorensen

Name: Glenn Lorensen HORWEGE

Born 18 February 1922

Birthplace: San Francisco, California

Age at arrival in Buchenwald:  22

Died 15 February 1997 in Fair Oaks, California, age 74

Service: USAAF

Service ID: O-763607

Service Rank: 2nd Lieutenant

Duties: Fighter pilot

Air Group: 9th Air Force, 362nd Fighter Group, 377th Fighter Squadron

Airbase: Lignerolles, Normandy

Aircraft: P-47 42-76443

Date shot down: 8 August 1944

Fate of crew: Captured on landing.

Evasion summary: N/A

Date captured: 8 August 1944

Capture summary: Arrested by the SS.

Boxcar Transport: 15-20 August 1944, in boxcar #1 or #2

Buchenwald ID: 78281

Notes on Buchenwald internment:

Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III, North Compound

Kriege ID: 8143

Notes on SLIII internment:

Subsequent transfer to: Stalag XIII-D, Nurnberg.

Notes on internment: Marched to SVIIA 2-12 April 1945.

Liberation: 29 April 1945 by units of the 14th Armored Division from Patton’s Third Army.

Repatriation from ETO:


VA status:

Notes on Post-War period:

HORWEGE, Glenn Lorensen


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