Dutch-Paris Line

Airmen Helped by the Dutch-Paris Line

The following list of Allied airmen helped by the Dutch-Paris Line was compiled by historian Megan Koreman.  See the link below, “How to Flee the Gestapo” for more information on her research.  For the latest on her new book on Dutch-Paris, see below under Books About the Dutch-Paris Line.

  • Anderson, Robert F., USAAF
  • Arp, Elwood, USAAF
  • Bachman, Carl E., USAAF
  • Bailey, Harold, RAF
  • Boyce, Harold, USAAF
  • Breed, Mervyn, RNZAF
  • Brenden, Arden, USAAF
  • Brigman, Campell C Jr, USAAF
  • Brown, Cecil, [USAAF???]
  • Brown, Philip H, RAF
  • Buckner, John R., USAAF
  • Cassady, Leonard, USAAF
  • Cohen, Simon, USAAF
  • Davenport, RCAF
  • David, Clayton C., USAAF
  • Downe, Charles O., USAAF
  • Dutka, John A, USAAF
  • Elkin, Norman, USAAF
  • Elllis, Robert O., RAF
  • Ferrari, Victor, USAAF
  • Flores, Leopold, USAAF
  • Gallo, Russel, USAAF
  • Grubb, Ernest, USAAF
  • Hargest, General
  • Harris, RAF
  • Hicks, Chauncey, USAAF
  • Horton, Jack O, USAAF
  • Hussong, James, USAAF
  • Koenig, William, USAAF
  • Kolc, Eric, USAAF
  • Kratz, Harry, USAAF
  • Krengle, Robert, USAAF
  • Lock, William B, USAAF
  • Mackie, NM, RAF
  • Mandell, Nicholas, USAAF
  • Martin, Loral, USAAF
  • McDonald, William H., USAAF
  • McGlinchy, Frank, USAAF
  • McLaughlin, John G, RAAF
  • Mellen, Clyde, USAAF
  • Miles, Brigadier General
  • Miller, Karl D, USAAF
  • Miller, William J, USAAF
  • Morley, Henry, RAF
  • Morgan, Herman, USAAF
  • Morphen, Jeffrey, RAF
  • Mullins, Charlie, USAAF
  • Newton, James USAAF
  • O’Welch, Paul, USAAF   CAPTURED RUE FRANKLIN CORRECT NAME???
  • Page, Fred, RAAF
  • Roberts, Omar, USAAF
  • Shaffer, Edward R., USAAF
  • Schuman, Donald C, USAAF
  • Settle, James, USAAF
  • Shaver, Kenneth, USAAF
  • Sherman, Howard, USAAF
  • Smith, Sydney, RAF
  • Snyder, Walter, USAAF
  • Steel, Henry, USAAF
  • Stern, Albert, USAAF
  • Stock, Ernest, USAAF
  • Van der Stok, Bram, RAF
  • Tank, Frank A. Jr, USAAF
  • Tracy, James E, USAAF
  • Trinder, Wallace, USAAF
  • Trnobransky, Jan, RAF
  • Vass, John, RAF
  • Wallinga, Jacob, USAAF
  • Wardle, Hank, RCAF
  • Watlington, RAF
  • Watts, George, RAF

Useful Links:

Books About the Dutch-Paris Line

  • Ford, Herbert, Flee the Captor, Nashville, Tennessee: Southern Publishing Assn.,  1966.  (Story of John Weidner and the Dutch-Paris line.  Also available in a paperback edition published in 1994 by Review and Herald Publishing Assn. of Hagerstown, Md. )
  • Gerstner, Karl-Heinz, Sachlich, kritisch, optimistisch, Berlin: edition ost, 1999.  (In German.  The author was a contact of the Dutch-Paris Line in the German Embassy.)
  • A new history of the Dutch-Paris Line was commissioned by the Weidner Foundation.   The author is historian Megan Koreman.  The Dutch edition, to be titled Gewone Helden, de dutch-paris ontsnapinsglijn, is expected to see publication in late 2016 with the English edition from Oxford University Press, with a different title, is due out in late 2017 or early 2018.  See her website at http://dutchparisblog.com/.)

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