VALLEE, Edward Joseph
Name: Edward Joseph VALLEE
Born 1 January 1921
Birthplace: Brockton, Massachusetts
Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 23
Died 29 May 1978 in Middleborough, Massachusetts, age 57
Service ID: 31165663
Service Rank: Staff Sergeant
Air Group: 8th Air Force, 303rd Bomb Group. 360th Bomb Squadron
Airbase: Molesworth, Cambridgeshire UK
Aircraft: B-17G 42-107048
Date shot down: 12 June 1944
Fate of crew: 9 KIA, 1 evaded but captured (Vallee).
Evasion summary: Stayed in Recquignies (Nord) after they left Belgium. Then went to Pacy sur Eure, where they stayed with M Poulailler. Mr Gresser gave them to Letonsorer, who gave them to Desoubrie.
Date captured: 3 August 1944
Capture summary: Arrested in Paris, with POWELL REYNOLDS, WILLIAMS, and PACHA.
Boxcar Transport: 15-20 August 1944, in boxcar #1 or #2
Buchenwald ID: 78293
Notes on Buchenwald internment:
Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III, South Compound
Kriege ID: 8195
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: Sent to work camp 3324, Krumbachstrasse, and work camp 3368, Munich, for forced labor.
Liberation: 29 April 1945 by units of the 14th Armored Division from Patton’s Third Army.
Repatriation from ETO:
Notes on Post-War period: