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Leon Svirsky

Military

Shot down 17 August 1943 in B-17 #4230139 'Snuffy. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 545th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30139 SNUFFY

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered to Cheyenne 15/4/43; Smoky Hill 25/4/43; Sioux City 30/4/43; Kearney 6/5/43; Tinker 22/5/43; Kearney 26/5/43; Dow Fd 29/5/43; Assigned 545Bomb Squadron/384Bomb Group [JD-O] Station 106, Grafton Underwood on 14 June 1943; Missing in Action on...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Bethany, Connecticut, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 17 August 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:30 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 294 / MACR 294, http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/PersonnelSearch.php?LastName=s... / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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