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Jack Schuster

Military

Shot down 19 July 1944 when B-24 #42100281 'Sky Wolves' hit by aircraft debris, crashed at Merzenschwand. Prisoner of War (POW) Stalag Luft IV. Liberated 4/22/45

Service

Units served with

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 566th Bomb Squadron

    566th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Constituted 566th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 19 Dec. 1942. Activated on 24 Dec. 1942. Inactivated on 13 Sept. 1945. Campaigns: Air Offensive, Europe; Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe; Air...

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Covington, Pennsylvania, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 19 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:45 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7554 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / self, MACR 7554

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