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Murray Markowitz

Military

Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Lt's Floyd Cook and John Stauffacher crews. 25 x combat missions. ETD

Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Floyd Cook

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 19 June 1944 Shot down at Brugge in B-24 Abel Mabel # 42110081 AM/ PH

  • John Stauffacher

    Military | 93rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 328th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-7641

    B-24 Liberator

  • 41-23722 'Bomerang'

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D serial 41-23722 'Bomerang' (coded GO-C) of the 328th BS, 93rd BG. Survivor of the first raid on the Ploesti oil refinery complex. Returned safely to Libya. First 8th AF Liberator to complete 50 missions. After completing 53 missions, was flown...

Associated Place

  • Hardwick

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber airfield, Hardwick was used first by the 310th Bomb Group, equipped with B-25 Mitchells. In December 1943, the B-24 Liberators of the 93rd Bomb Group moved in, and remained until the end of the war, flying over 330 missions....

Events

Event Location Date
Born Bronx, New York 1 February 1921
Based Hardwick 1943 – 1944

Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died Fort Lauderdale, FL 4 June 1997
Buried Mount Carmel Cemetery, Glendale, NY 7 June 1997

Mount Carmel Cemetery
Glendale,
Queens County, NY

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 December 2019 12:35:27 Al_Skiff Changes to firstname, service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/29425235
https://www.fold3.com/record/13434639-murray-markowitz
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/96056412/murray-markowitz

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:25 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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