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Actually both of these two survivors became a POWs probably was not returned until liberated. Here is the information below. Please see their POW records
Name: John Czwak Race: White Residence Place: New York, USA Report Date: 11 1943 Grade: Sergeant Grade Notes: Captain or Asst. superintendent of nurses or Asst. director of nurses or Chief dietitian or Chief physical therapy aides or Sergeant or Technician 4th Grade or Lieutenant or Petty Officer, 3rd Class Arm or Service: Air Corps Arm or Service Code: Air Corps Detaining Country: Germany Camp: Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia Bavaria (Moved to Nuremberg-Langwasser) 49-11 Status: Returned to Military Control, Liberated or Repatriated Report Source: Individual has been reported through sources considered official. Field Title Value Meaning SERIAL NUMBER 32533108 32533108 NAME CZWAK JOHN CZWAK JOHN GRADE, ALPHA SGT Sergeant GRADE CODE 5 Captain or Asst. superintendent of nurses or Asst. director of nurses or Chief dietitian or Chief physical therapy aides or Sergeant or Technician 4th Grade or Lieutenant or Petty Officer, 3rd Class SERVICE CODE 1 ARMY ARM OR SERVICE AC Air Corps ARM OR SERVICE CODE 20 AC: AIR CORPS DATE REPORT: DAY (DD) 11 11 DATE REPORT: MONTH (MM) 1J 1J DATE REPORT: YEAR (Y) 3 1943 RACIAL GROUP CODE 1 WHITE STATE OF RESIDENCE 23 New York TYPE OF ORGANIZATION PARENT UNIT NUMBER PARENT UNIT TYPE AREA LATEST REPORT DATE: DAY (DD) LATEST REPORT DATE: MONTH (MM) 0 0 LATEST REPORT DATE: YEAR (Y) SOURCE OF REPORT 1 Individual has been reported through sources considered official. STATUS 8 Returned to Military Control, Liberated or Repatriated DETAINING POWER 1 GERMANY CAMP 033 Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia Bavaria (Moved to Nuremberg-Langwasser) 49-11 Field Title Value Meaning SERIAL NUMBER O&676501 O&676501 NAME BECKER ROBERT W BECKER ROBERT W GRADE, ALPHA 2 LT Second Lieutenant or Nurse or Dietitian or Physical therapy aide GRADE CODE G Second Lieutenant or Ensign SERVICE CODE 1 ARMY ARM OR SERVICE AC Air Corps ARM OR SERVICE CODE 20 AC: AIR CORPS DATE REPORT: DAY (DD) 11 11 DATE REPORT: MONTH (MM) 1J 1J DATE REPORT: YEAR (Y) 3 1943 RACIAL GROUP CODE 1 WHITE STATE OF RESIDENCE 53 Ohio TYPE OF ORGANIZATION K00 Undefined Code PARENT UNIT NUMBER 8912 8912 PARENT UNIT TYPE 41 Force or Forces/Fleet/Battalion AREA 72 European Theatre: Germany LATEST REPORT DATE: DAY (DD) 29 29 LATEST REPORT DATE: MONTH (MM) 05 05 LATEST REPORT DATE: YEAR (Y) 5 1945 SOURCE OF REPORT 1 Individual has been reported through sources considered official. STATUS 8 Returned to Military Control, Liberated or Repatriated DETAINING POWER 1 GERMANY CAMP 032 Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang Prussia 54-12
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Hi Elliot, nice to 'meet' you again. Searching trough MACR I noticed that in some cases Casualty Questionaires are lost between MACR's. And, as the 'careers' of Becker and Czwak were the same as Goldsteins I hoped that their questionaires would have showed up in another MACR. Hope I'm right and somebody will point me to these MACR's
Dear Mr. Nootenboom,
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We searched the National Archives Catalog and located the Name Index to the Series Missing Air Crew Reports (MACRs), 1942 - 1947 in the Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General (Record Group 92). Robert Becker is listed on Image 187 of Beaver, Charles THRU Benoit, Joseph. John Czwak is listed on Image 499 of Cunningham, Glen THRU Dantzler, Robert. Both list only MACR 1067as having documents about these two individuals.
We also located the European Name Index to the Series "Case Files, 1944-1949", 1944 - 1949 in the Records of the Office of the Judge Advocate General (Army) (Record Group 153) that includes a file unit titled Coronati, Emilio THRU Czwak-John, Miss Stefna. A card for John Czwak is located on image 1154. The card indicates that Czwak is mentioned in the series Persons and Places Dossier Files, 1945 -1948 in Record Group 153 in file 100-419 - Stalag XVII-B (Gneixendorf, Germany) on page 74. This file unit has not been digitized and is not available online. For more information about this file unit, please email the National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (RDT2) at Archives2reference@nara.gov.
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Hi Jason, thanks for the info, the problem is that I think that, if they exist, the casualaty questionaires are in an other MACR and not listed as such. I've seen one MACR which contained files from members from another crew. And I was hoping that someone had stumbled upon these two files.