Hale Edward E 38370711 Nose

by Carmen Godwin
(Jacksonville, FL, US)

Ed (on left) in paratrooper outfit.

Ed (on left) in paratrooper outfit.

Ed (on left) in paratrooper outfit. Ed (on left) at the Isle of Capri during WW2 Ed, his wife JimoLee and daughter Edwyna

Ed Hale was a nose/tail(?) gunner in WW2 European campaign. He was shot down twice, with the final time resulting in capture and internment in a German POW camp. He received multiple Purple Hearts. I have his diary from the POW camp, letters home to his wife JimoLee, as well as many photos including the ones attached here.

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