ZANDER, Arthur Edward
Name: Arthur Edward ZANDER
Born 23 September 1919
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Age at arrival in Buchenwald: 24
Died 15 July 2009 in Rockford, Illinois, age 89
Service ID: O-805378
Service Rank: 1st Lieutenant
Air Group: 8th Air Force, 448th Bomb Group, 714th Bomb Squadron
Airbase: Seething, Norfolk UK
Aircraft: B-24 44-40107
Date shot down: 10 June 1944
Fate of crew: 5 KIA, 3 captured immediately, 2 evaded then captured (JOHNSON and Zander).
Evasion summary: Desoubrie picked them them near Vernon on the 27th (or 28th), probably with Percy. Spent a night at 2 square des Aliscamps
Date captured: 28 July 1944
Capture summary: Arrested with JOHNSON.
Boxcar Transport: 15-20 August 1944, in boxcar #1 or #2
Buchenwald ID: 78368
Notes on Buchenwald internment:
Transferred from Buchenwald to: Stalag Luft III, North Compound
Kriege ID: 8160
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 internment:
Liberation: 29 April 1945 by units from Patton’s Third Army.
Repatriation from ETO:
Notes on Post-War period: