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Solomon Gorlitsky

Military

Service

People

  • Glen Alexander

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Lead Crew Squadron Operations Officer AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ DFC

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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

Events

Event Location Date
Born New York, USA 29 September 1921
Enlisted Governors Island, New York, NY, USA 5 August 1942

Fort Jay

Wounded In Action Hamburg, Germany 6 August 1944

Sustained a serious flak wound in the arm. Was evacuated to the hospital upon landing. His a/c suffered 175 flak holes on this mission

Died Boynton Beach, FL, USA 30 June 2010
Buried Lake Worth, FL, USA 3 July 2010

South Florida National Cemetery
Lake Worth
Palm Beach County
Florida, USA
Plot: SECTION 39 SITE 2084

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 April 2015 03:11:14 466thHistorian Changes to firstname, service number, highest rank, role, awards, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:13 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit roster in the book ATTLEBRIDGE ARSENAL by Wassom & Brassfield, p345

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