WOJNICZ, Raymond Eugene
Name: Raymond Eugene WOJNICZ
Born 22 May 1919
Birthplace: Racine, Wisconsin
Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 25
Died 6 February 1982 in Mansfield, Texas, age 68
Service ID: O-761487
Service Rank: 1st Lieutenant
Air Group: 8th Air Force, 447th Bomb Group, 709th Bomb Squadron
Airbase: Rattlesden, Suffolk UK
Aircraft: B-17G 43-37788
Date shot down: 13 July 1944
Fate of crew: 10 evaded, 3 of them captured; two sent to Buchenwald (HILDING and Wojnicz).
Date captured: 1 July 1944
Capture summary: Arrested in Paris with HILDING, betrayed by a red-haired female guide, possibly Lallier; attributed to Marcheret.
Boxcar Transport: 15-20 August 1944, in boxcar #1 or #2
Buchenwald ID: 78367
Notes on Buchenwald internment:
Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III, North Compound
Kriege ID: 8159
Notes on SLIII internment:
Subsequent transfer to: Stalag XIII-D, Nurnberg.
Notes on internment: Forced march and boxcar to Stalag VIIA 2-16 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: