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Sidney Abelson


B-24H #42-94888 'Special Delivery II' collided with another B-24 on return from a mission to Kassel. KOM


Units served with

  • 489th Bomb Group

    489th Bomb Group

    The 489th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Halesworth, Suffolk, for several months from May 1944 until later in the year. The Group flew tactical missions in support of ground forces in northern France. It was in this tactical role that the crews...

  • 844th Bomb Squadron


Associated Place

  • Halesworth

    Military site : airfield
    Halesworth was constructed in 1942-1943. Initially planned as a bomber airfield, its location close to the Suffolk coast meant that it was in an ideal position to operate escort fighters, where range was a critical factor. Consequently, the 56th...


Event Location Date
Born Baltimore, Maryland
Died 27 September 1944
Buried Maryland


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:08 AAM AAM ingest

Combat Chronology Supplement p.341, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces, Vol 4, Pg 409 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia