668th BS Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

Sgt. Stanley George Novak

Airplane Armorer-Gunner,  36666232

Prisoner Of War

668th Bombardment Squadron (L)


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  Born: 12-Nov-1910, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

POW summary:
Fail to Return Date: 6-Aug-1944
POW Camp: Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow (formerly Heydekrug) Pomerania, Prussia (moved to Wobbelin Bei Ludwigslust) (To Usedom Bei Savenmunde) 54-16
Return Date: Before 31-May-1945
NARA WW II POW Data File Latest Report Date: 5-Jun-1945
NARA WW II POW Data File ID: 99348

Died: 4-Nov-1970, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

On-line Memorials:
National World War II Registry



Stanley G. Novak of Villa Park, beloved husband of Rosalie, nee Mudaro; loving father of Martin and Sandra; brother of Joseph of Chicago, Terry Litz and Martha Julian of California. Funeral Friday, 9:30 a. m.; from Steuerie Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Av., Villa Park, to St. Alexander's Church. Mass 10 a. m. Interment Queen of Heaven. Visitation Thursday after 6 p. m. 832-4161.

Chicago Tribune (Chicago, Illinois), 05 Nov 1970, Thu, Page 65, Stanley G. Novak Obituary, Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com/image/376990259/?article=d9567d16-e1eb-4901-a755-9f00d8071149 [subscription required] : accessed 9 April 2021)

MACR 7657 Details

A/C loss Information not available. Lost as a result of Enemy Anti-Aircraft. Aircraft hit by flak over target.

Missing in Action: Lt. A.J. Welch, Sgt. R.E. Wright, Sgt. S.G. Novak--last seen going down in the target area.
(416th BG History 1944)

See also Mission # 115

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