Enlistment: Windsor, Ontario – 21 January 1942

Ed’s first training days…

Edmund Poscavage

Jake  Gaudaur's  drawing  of his  best friend


POSCAVAGE, Edmond William (J26132)

Place & Date of Enlistment:
Windsor, Ontario – 21 January 1942

Ed probably crossed the U.S. borders in Detroit on January 21, 1942, thinking about his training days at Maxwell Field. Ed Poscavage enlisted on September 5th, 1941, and was sent to Maxwell Field, in Alabama. Very little is known about the time he spent there and the type of plane he had flown.

Little is also known about his mishap when he crashed his plane at Maxwell Field. He most probably flew this type of trainer.


Vultee BT-13

And had this kind of accident…


Or this kind…


I guess we will never find out unless someone comments on this post.

This is what Maxwell Field looked like in 1937.


Jake Gaudaur tells us how it was like when he met Ed for the first time in his life.

In January 1942…

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