World War II prisoner of war camp - Stalag Luft I


World War II - Prisoners of War - Stalag Luft I 

A collection of stories, photos, art and information on Stalag Luft I


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2nd Lt. Dwight Chiles - Stalag Luft I POW photo




2nd Lt. Charles Dwight Chiles


Stalag Luft I - North 2, Block 5 Room 9


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"I was shot down Sept. 11, 1944 as I piloted my B17 "Now N Then" out of the 349th Thorpe Abbots. God Bless to all! Dwight Chiles - Retired from Braniff Airlines after 38 years."





Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson - June 9, 1945


Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson to Dwight's mother advising of liberation of Stalag Luft I .  May 9, 1945

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Lyndon B. Johnson letter September 25, 1944 Lyndon B. Johnson letter - November 11, 1944
September 25, 1944 - LBJ letter  November 6, 1944 - LBJ letter
Lyndon B. Johnson letter - November 30, 1944 Lyndon B. Johnson letter - May 2, 1945
November 30, 1944 - LBJ letter May 2, 1945 - LBJ letter
Lyndon B. Johnson letter - June 18, 1945  
June 18, 1945 - LBJ letter w/ personal note.  

Dwight Chiles POW Id Card

Stalag Luft I ID Card for Dwight Chiles

Pages from his POW Log - Listings of Roommates and friends. Click to enlarge

POW roommates at Stalag Luft I               POWs at Stalag Luft i

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