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KING, Myles Anthony

Name: Myles Anthony KING

Born 22 July 1918

Birthplace: Brighton, Massachusetts

Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 26

Died 23 September 2007 in San Jose, California, age 89

Service: USAAF

Service ID: O-2045227

Service Rank: 1st Lieutenant

Duties: Fighter pilot

Air Group: 8th Air Force, 355th Fighter Group, 357th Fighter Squadron

Airbase: Steeple Morden, Cambridgeshire UK

Aircraft: P-51 42-103282

Date shot down: 22 June 1955

Fate of crew: Evaded, captured a month later.

Evasion summary:

Date captured: 14 July 1944 (approximate)

Capture summary:

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

Buchenwald ID: 78279

Notes on Buchenwald internment:

Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III, North Compound

Kriege ID: 8144

Notes on SLIII internment:

Subsequent transfer to: Stalag XIII-D, Nurnberg

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

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

Repatriation from ETO:


VA status:

Notes on Post-War period:

KING, Myles Anthony


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