Skip to main content
Edit entry 

Oscar Leibowitz


Shot down by flak after losing an engine and crashed E of Oldenburg, GR on a mission to Berlin on 22 Mar 1944 in B-17G #42-37957. Killed in Action (KIA).


Units served with

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 366th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-37957

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 26/10/43; Gr Island 12/11/43; Assigned 366BS/305BG [KY-K] Chelveston 12/12/43; Missing in Action Berlin 22/3/44 with Eldred Whipple, Co-pilot: Oscar Leibowitz, Navigator: John Murphy, Bombardier: Glenn Freeborn, Waist gunner: Dan...


Event Location Date
Born New York, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 22 March 1944
Died 22 March 1944
Buried Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, New York


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:52 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3432 / MACR 3432, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database