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Jacob Landsman

Military

Completed 25 missions. Shot down on 26th mission 30 November 1944 in B-17 42-107026 'Hamtramack Mama' near Leipzig.

AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster

Service

Units served with

  • 457th Bomb Group

    457th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 457th Bomb Group began combat operations during the Big Week of 20-25 February when American bombers carried out concentrated raids against German aircraft bases, factories and assembly plants. The air crews' targets on that first mission were...

  • 751st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-107026

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 1/2/44; Presque Is 21/2/44; Assigned 751BS/457BG [Y] Glatton 4/3/44; battle damaged Zeitz 30/11/44 with John White, (9POW?); force landed France; Missing Air Crew Report 11150. HAMTRAMACK MAMA.

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Flushing, Long Island, New York 25 November 1915
Prisoner of War 30 November 1944

Held at Dulag Luft 12

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 May 2015 14:50:05 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography, awards, events and aircraft associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate record to include information from:
the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia ;
www.457thbombgroup.org/roster/Lnames.html
http://www.457thbombgroup.org/POW/POW.html

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:57 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self, MACR 11150

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