American Ex-Prisoners of War
A not-for-profit, Congressionally-chartered veterans’ service organization advocating for former prisoners of war and their families.

Established April 14, 1942

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Weber, Wilmer S.
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William S. Weber was born on March 16, 1922. He entered Air Corp Reserve Classification Center at Nashville, Tennessee and he was classified Navigator April 12, 1943. He went next to Navigational School at Monroe, Louisiana. After graduating from Monroe, Louisiana he was sent to Coral Gables, Florida and graduated December 11 as a 2nd Lieutenant and Navigator. He and his crew took off from Fort Wayne, Indiana on May 10, flying the southern route and joined the 440th Troop Carrrier Group 95th Squadron on or about June 1, 1944, six days before D-Day, at Exeter, England. He was shot down December 27 at Bastogne, Belgium and taken as a Prisoner of War after parachuting from the plane (C-47 pulling a glider). He was released from Mooseberg Camp on April 29, 1945.

He and his wife Delores raised four children, a daughter and three sons.

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