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Abe W Rosenthal


Shot down by fighters on the return froma mission to Frankfurt am Main on 8 Feb 1944 in B-17G #42-31325. A/c crashed near Amiens, FR after crew baled out. Killed in Action (KIA).


Units served with

  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

  • 730th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-31325

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 20/10/43; Walla Walla 6/11/43; Assigned 730BS/452BG Deopham Green 12/1/44; Missing in Action Frankfurt 8/2/44 with Bob Lorenzi, Co-pilot: Bob Costello, Navigator: Paul Packer, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ed Sweeney (4 evaded...


Event Location Date
Born Binghamton, New York, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) English Channel 8 February 1944
Died 8 February 1944
Buried New York State


Date Contributor Update
06 December 2018 20:14:51 Pete Changes to media associations

452nd Bomb Group Assoc.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:02:43 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / MACR 2801 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database