PEDERSEN, Joseph Warren

Name: Joseph Warren PEDERSEN

Born  28 July 1921

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 23

Died 23 July 1986 in Descutes, Oregon, age 66

Service: USAAF

Service ID: O-809865

Service Rank: 2nd Lieutenant

Duties: Pilot

Air Group: 8th Air Force, 306th Bomb Group, 367th Bomb Squadron

Airbase: Thurleigh, Bedfordshire UK

Aircraft: B-17G 42-38163

Date shot down: 17 June 1944

Fate of crew: 1 KIA, 2 injured and captured on landing, 6 evaded, one captured (Pedersen).

Evasion summary:

Date captured: 25 July 1944

Capture summary:

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

Buchenwald ID: 78351

Notes on Buchenwald internment:

Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III, North Compound

Kriege ID: 8149

Notes on SLIII internment:

Subsequent transfer to: Stalag Luft I, near Barth, Pomerania

Notes on SL1 internment:

Liberation: 30 April 1945 by the Red Army, released to US forces and evacuated 13-15 May 1945 by air to Camp Lucky Strike.

Repatriation from ETO:

Discharged:

VA status:

Notes on Post-War period:

PEDERSEN, Joseph Warren

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