Stephen King – B-17 Pilot – 379th Bomb Group – POW


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Stephen KingStephen King flew B-17s out of England and was shot down on June 18, 1944 over Germany. Stephen attempted to evade capture but was discovered by German townspeople who were on the way to lynching him when German soldiers intervened. He became a POW at Stalag Luft III and Stalag VII-A.

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Date of Interview: September 3, 2011

Interviewer: Heather Steele

Affiliation: AXPOW

Format: Standard Definition Video

Length: 213 minutes

Stephen’s Obituary

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