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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Leland C. Potter, self portrait, POW sketch,
Sgt. Leland C. Potter   of Los Angeles, CA
351st Bomb Group -  508th Bomb Squadron
Top Turret Gunner

Shot down on November 21, 1944 on a mission to Merseburg, Germany


Stalag Luft IV and Luft I POW




Leland C. Potter - POW identification card from WWII

POW ID card at Stalag Luft I

Kriegie Stove at Stalag Luft I in WWII Germany

Kriegie Stove

St. Mary's church in Barth, Germany from POW camp

View of Church in Barth

Memorial to lost crew members - World War II


Memorial to lost crew mates

2nd Lt. Warren E. Loehndorf (Pilot) from Milwaukee, WI

FO John J. Simcich (Co-pilot) from Berwyn, IL

FO Jordon Ivanoff (Navigator) from Canton, CA



Red Cross Parcels at Stalag Luft I

Red Cross Parcel #10

POW calendar and back pay calculator

Dates to remember from wartime log

War Is Hell

Dates to Remember

Fire in the Bomb Bay

Poems from wartime log - Stalag Luft I

Fire in the Bomb bay


Down we dive - warbird attacking


The Mighty Fortress - B-17 from POW diary

End of war - from wartime log


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