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Arnold E Hyman

Military

Shot down 5 April 1943 in B-17 #4229660. Pilot Ross was wounded and gave the bale out order near Erla Works at Antwerp after losing an engine and flight controls and with damage to the left wing. Hyman was the first to bale out but did not survive. Killed in Action (KIA).

Purple Heart

Technical Sergeant Arnold E. Hyman was born December 30, 1921. He was the son of Sol and Sally Hyman. He was from Los Angeles, California. UCLA
On April 5, 1942, he was aboard “Lil’ Abner,” B-17 tail #42-29660 of the 306th Bomb Group, 367th Bomb Squadron, when it went down over Hobeken, Holland.
He is buried at the Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial at Neupre.

Service

Units served with

  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Group
    Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...

  • 367th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Born 30 December 1921

Technical Sergeant Arnold E. Hyman was born December 30, 1921. He was the son of Sol and Sally Hyman. He was from Los Angeles, California. UCLA

Died 5 April 1943

On April 5, 1942, he was aboard “Lil’ Abner,” B-17 tail #42-29660 of the 306th Bomb Group, 367th Bomb Squadron, when it went down over Hobeken, Holland.

Buried

He is buried at the Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial at Neupre.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 February 2015 21:10:48 WW2 Researcher Bill Beigel Changes to biography and events
Sources

IDPF and/or crash report researched by Bill Beigel. IDPF donated to American Air Museum by Bill Beigel. For more information about this flyer, you may contact http://ww2research.com.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:57 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roll of Honor, Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. 1 by Bishop and Hey p. 100, First Over Germany by Russell Strong pp 82.

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