Forrest H Kibbee

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Name: Forrest H Kibbee

First Name(s): Forrest H
Last Name: Kibbee

Place of birth: New Hampshire, Merrimack Cnty, Concord

Rank: S/Sgt Rifleman
ASN: 06143557
Company: M
Unit: 18th IR 3rdBn 1st ID

Reported as: MIA ► POW ► DNB
Date of incident: 31-01-1945
Place of incident: Haaren-Aachen, Germany

His story: S/Sgt Forrest H Kibbee was recorded MIA and finally as POW on October 18, 1944 and DNB as POW near Stalag III-C Alt Drewitz bei Küstrin, Brandenburg, Prussia 52-14, Germany on January 31, 1945.
German guards marched the American POWs out of the Stalag to keep them away from advancing Russian units. The prisoner column was mistakenly fired upon by Russian tanks, and several POWs – including Kibbee – were killed in the crossfire.

HISTORY OF THE 18TH INFANTRY FOR THE PERIOD 1 – 31 OCTOBER 1944

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