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Edinger Charles A.

Monuments

B-17 41-24501

Name:
Charles A. Edinger
Rank:
Technical Sergeant
Serial Number:
13038328
Unit:
368th Bomber Squadron, 306th Bomb Group, Heavy
Date of Death:
0000-00-00
State:
Pennsylvania
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TSgt Charles A. Edinger, mechanic of the B-17 41-24501, took off from Station 111 in Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, UK on a bombing mission over St Nazaire’s submarine pens. They were targeted by flak and fighters until the crew bailed out over the Atlantic. Edinger was taken prisoner and sent to Stalag 17B in Braunau, Gneikendorf.