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A few nice Nebenjob Landshut images I found:

Image from page 68 of “New England aviators 1914-1918; their portraits and their records” (1919)
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Title: New England aviators 1914-1918; their portraits and their records
Year: 1919 (1910s)
Authors: Ticknor, Caroline, 1866-1937, ed
Subjects: Biography Aeronautics World War, 1914-1918
Publisher: Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin Company
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
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sne, April and May, 1917; theYpres offensive, July and Aug., 1917; Verdun, 1917. He was awarded the silver medal of Ligue Aeronautique deFrance, in May, 1917, and recommended for Order of Leopold, byCO. 13th Groupe de Combat, July, 1917. Proposed for Sous-Lieut, in French Army, July, 1917, and cited for Croix de Guerrewith palm, Aug., 1917; he was also recommended for Majority toU.S. Aviation, by Com. Fequant, CO. 13th Groupe de Combat,Aug., 1917. On Aug. 18, 1917, Lieut. Willis was shot down behind the enemylines at Verdun, and was interned in the prison camps of Mont-medy, Carlsruhe, Nebenjob Landshut, Giitersloh, reprisal camp Eutin, BadStuer, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Magdenburg, Wurzburg, and Vil-lingen, during 14 months of captivity. After several attempts, Lieut. Willis, disguised as a German guard,made his escape from the American camp at Villingen on Oct. 4,1918, in company with Lieut. Isaacs, U.S.N., and Lieut. Puryear,U.S.A. This plan was accomplished by means of an intricate and [ 44 ]

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HAROLD BUCKLEY WILLIS coordinated plot of many American and Polish officers, electriclights being short-circuited, barbed-wire palisades and cordons ofguards being pierced at several points simultaneously. Isaacs andWillis crossed the Black Forest mountains together, travelling atnight by means of luminous compasses, and aided by the stars,hiding by day. After a week they arrived at the Rhine frontier ofSwitzerland, which was crossed by swimming. On arriving at Paris, Lieut. Willis was awarded the MedailleMilitaire, and permitted to return to the Argonne front. Returningto the U.S. in 1919, he was honorably discharged. CitationsCroix de Guerre Citation a lOrdre du Service de Sante de la 73me Division, N° 19. Par application du decret du 23 avril 1915, sur la Croix de Guerre, leMedecin Divisionnaire cite a lordre du jour du service de sante de la 73meDivision — Monsieur Willis, Harold, conducteur a la S.S.A.A. A toujours fait preuve dun courage et dune hardiesse dignes des plusgrand

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Image from page 38 of “New England aviators 1914-1918; their portraits and their records” (1919)
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Identifier: NewEnglandaviatVol2Tick
Title: New England aviators 1914-1918; their portraits and their records
Year: 1919 (1910s)
Authors: Ticknor, Caroline, 1866-1937, ed
Subjects: Biography Aeronautics World War, 1914-1918
Publisher: Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin Company
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries

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trol of fourteen planes which en-gaged a number of Boches. [ 19 ] HARRY BOIT FREEMAN On Sept. 11, 1918, he was sent over ten miles within the lines ina heavy rainstorm to learn if the Huns were evacuating the St.-Mihiel salient. On Sept. 14 he was one of a patrol of fourteen planeswhich engaged a number of Boches near Pont-a-Mousson, wherefour men were lost. Due to a failure of his motor during combat,he was forced to land directly back of the German front lines, andwas made prisoner. He was confined in the prisons of Metz, St.-Avold, Strasbourg, Karlsruhe, Nebenjob Landshut, Villingen, and Con-stance. Being released after the Armistice, he returned throughSwitzerland to France on Dec. 1, 1918; and sailed for America onFeb. 1, 1919. He was honorably discharged on Feb. 7, 1919, atGarden City, N.Y. Since his discharge Lieut. Freeman has been cited by Gen.Pershing for conspicuous bravery in Service. Brother in Service — Willard J. Freeman, 1st Lieut., 23d Infantry, U.S.A.; died inService [ 20 ]

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* JOSEPH EMMETT BEAUTON First Lieutenant, A.S., U.S.A., Thirteenth Aero SquadronSecond Pursuit Group Killed in airplane accident, June 3, 1918 Son of William F. N. and Ella Teresa (Ahern) Beauton; was bornat New Haven, Conn., March 13, 1895. He was educated at theLovell Grammar School, New Haven High School, and SheffieldScientific School, Yale. At high school he played on the footballteam in 1911, 12, and 13. At Yale he played on the freshman foot-ball team in 1914. He enlisted in July, 1917, and trained first at the Ground Schoolof Urbana University, 111., until about Sept. 15. From then untilDec. 1, 1917, he trained at the Flying School in Belleville, 111. ;and was commissioned 1st Lieut. Dec. 23, 1917. He sailed over-seas in Feb., 1918, and received training first on Caudrons. Laterhe went through the courses for advanced training at Issoudun.He joined the first flight of the 13th Squadron, which was sent tothe front south of Chalons-sur-Marne; the Group consisting ofthe 99th Obse

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