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Col Einar A. Malmstrom
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Birth: Jul. 14, 1907
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 21, 1954
Montana, USA

World War II veteran and POW.

Colonel Malmstrom was a P-47 fighter Pilot and Commanding Officer of the 356th Fighter Group of the 8th Air Force.

On April 23, 1944, he was shot down over France on his 58th combat mission and became a Prisoner of War.

He was the Senior Allied Officer in the South Compound of Stalag Luft I, in Barth, Germany, from April 1944 through May 15, 1945.

During the year that he spent as a prisoner, Colonel Malmstrom was the American commander of the South Compound at Stalag Luft I. For this duty, he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal.

He was killed in a jet fighter crash on August 21, 1954 near Great Falls Air Force Base, Montana. 
 
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 Parents:
  Per Olson Malmstrom (1875 - 1960)
  Hanna Eklund Malmstrom (1881 - 1950)
 
 Spouse:
  Kathryn E Malmstrom (1911 - 1985)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 6, Site 9685-A
 
Created by: Dennis Alan Deel
Record added: Mar 26, 2008
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Col Einar A. Malmstrom
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Col Einar A. Malmstrom
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