Summary

Conflict Period:
World War II 1
Branch:
Army Air Forces 1
Rank:
Second Lieutenant 1
Birth:
11 Nov 1921 1
1921 2
New York 2
Death:
05 May 2012 3
New Jersey 3
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Person:
Harold F Harstedt 3
Level of Education: 4 years of high school 3
Marital Status: Single, without dependents 3
Birth:
11 Nov 1921 2
1921 3
New York 3
Male 2
Death:
05 May 2012 4
New Jersey 4
Residence:
Place: Bergen County, New Jersey 3
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World War II 1

Branch:
Army Air Forces 1
Rank:
Second Lieutenant 2
Service Number:
O-1998571 2
Aircraft:
B-17G-65-BO #43-37567 "Willie III" 2
Awards:
Air Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Prisoner Of War Medal 2
Group:
457th Bombardment Group (Heavy) 2
Major Command:
8th Air Force 2
Position:
Bombardier 2
Squadron:
750th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) 2

World War II 3

Branch:
Army 3
Enlistment Date:
07 Mar 1943 3
Army Branch:
Medical Administrative Corps - For Officers only 3
Army Component:
Reserves - exclusive of Regular Army Reserve and Officers of the Officers Reserve Corps on active duty under the Thomason Act (Officers and Enlisted Men -- O.R.C. and E.R.C., and Nurses-Reserve Status) 3
Army Serial Number:
12121762 3
Enlistment Place:
Nashville Ac Facilities Tennessee 3
Enlistment Term:
Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law 3
Source of Army Personnel:
Enlisted Reserve or Medical Administrative Corps (MAC) Officer 3
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Occupation:
Unskilled miscellaneous occupations, n.e.c. 3
Race or Ethnicity:
White 3
Crew Details:
Ball Turret: SSGT Philip G. Porter (POW) 5
Bombardier: FO Harold F. Harstedt (POW) 5
Co-Pilot: 2LT William M. Bell (POW) 5
Left Waist Gunner: SSGT Russell A. Perrty (POW) 5
Navigator: 2LT John C. McCaughan (POW) 5
Pilot: 1LT Montell C. Higgins (KIA) 5
Radio Operator: TSGT Fred E. Lawyer (POW) 5
Tail Gunner: SSGT Bill C. Smigielski (POW) 5
Top Turret: TSGT Francis J. Winder (POW) 5
Military Awards:
Air Medal: 2 Oak Leaf Clusters 2
American Campaign Service Medal: 1943 2
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal: 3 Battle Stars 2
POW Medal: 12 December 1944 - 8 May 1945 2
WWII Victory Medal: 7 December 1941 - 31 December 1946 2
POW Information:
Aircraft BuNo: 43-37567 2
Aircraft Nickname: "Willie III" 2
Aircraft Type: B-17G-65-BO 2
Date of Loss: 12 Dec 1944 2
Location of Capture: France 2
Position: Bombardier 2
POW Camp: Stalag Luft I 2
POW Camp Location: Barth-Vogelsang, Germany 2
Rank: Flight Officer 2
Serial Number: T-2892 2
Source Information:
Box Number: 0092 3
Film Reel Number: 1.85 3

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