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Walter Hustus (1921-1999) was a B-17 tailgunner during WW II. His B17 was shot down on a bombing run to Oranienburg, Germany, on April 18, 1944.
After his capture, he spent time in solitary confinement, then thirteen months in the POW camp Stalag 17B. He made it back home to Maine on June 14, 1945.
About This Item
- Title: Walter Hustus, ca. 1943
- Creation Date: circa 1943
- Subject Date: circa 1943
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 17 cm x 21 cm
- Local Code: 2000.76
- Collection: Walter Hustus collection
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- United States. Army.--World War, 1939-1945--Portraits.
- World war, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons, German.
- World War, 1939-1945--Concentration camps--Stalag 17B.
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