LITTLE, Bruce Scott
Name: Bruce Scott LITTLE
Born 4 August 1922
Birthplace: Wythe, Virginia
Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 22
Died 16 May 2000 in Newport News, Virginia, age 77
Service ID: 20367086
Service Rank: Staff Sergeant
Air Group: 8th Air Force, 379th Bomb Group, 526th Bomb Squadron
Airbase: Kimbolton, Cambridgeshire UK
Aircraft: B-17G 42-31648
Date shot down: 16 June 1944
Fate of crew: 2 KIA, 4 captured immediately, 3 evaded; one of those captured (Little).
Date captured: 11 August 1944 (date Prevot was arrested)
Capture summary: Taken to Prevot house in Paris, questioned by ?? posing as British agent. Returned with Gestapo.
Boxcar Transport: 15-20 August 1944, in boxcar #1 or #2
Buchenwald ID: 78301
Notes on Buchenwald internment:
Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III, Center Compound
Kriege ID: 8174
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:
Notes on Post-War period: