This is my father and he was from Springville, Utah. He died in 1994. He served in the European theatre and was captured and held in a officers prison camp called Oflag 64, near Schubin, Poland for several months toward the end of the war. He and a friend escaped (long story) and were joined Russian tanks for several months. He finally made his way to Odessa, Russia, where he was put on a ship and sent back to America.