German US POW Letter Robert E. Adamina, Stalag Luft III

German US POW Letter Robert E. Adamina, Stalag Luft III
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Stock #: 694869
Type: Postcard
Postmark: 1943 Dec-18
PM City: Zagan
PM State: Poland
Philatelic Notes: "Mit Luftpost Par Avion" "11014 U.S. Censor"
Size: 4" x 6" (10.25 x 15.25 cm)

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Captain Robert Adamina served as a pilot with the 82nd Fighter Squadron, 78th Fighter Group. He was shot down on 14 May 1943 in P-47C (serial number 41-6198). He became involved in a dogfight with FW190's in support of B-17s. He came down in North Sea near Belgian coast and was rescued by a German boat. Taken as a Prisoner of War (POW), he was imprisoned at Stalag Luft 3.