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Jerome Ralph Samburg

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed at Mijenaleck in B-24 Lady Lighting #4252597

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People

  • John Suchiu

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed at Mijenaleck in B-24 Lady Lighting #4252597

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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-52597 Lady Lightning

    B-24 Liberator
    Our pilot (Arthur Kraft) picked the plane up at the Willow Run factory and had to sign a $50,000 voucher. We were a new group. In February 1944 we took off from West Palm Beach, F:L, stopped in Trinidad and then on to Belem, Brazil. From there we...

Associated Place

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Baltimore, Maryland 1924
Enlisted Baltimore, MD, USA 22 February 1943
Died 8351 Wapserveen, Netherlands 15 August 1944

KIA

Buried 7971 Havelte, Netherlands 17 August 1944

Havelte Cemetery
- Row 15 - Grave 12

Buried Baltimore, MD, USA 12 January 1949

Bnai Israel Congregation Cemetery
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
Plot: C 10 140

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 July 2015 02:11:11 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, role, events, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian
teunispats.nl

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:11 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8428

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