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Irving M. Lerman

Military

Irving Lerman was shot down in B-26 41-31698 on 2 March 1944. Killed in Action.

Service

People

  • Arnold Warmuth

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 387th Bomb Group
    Arnold Warmuth was shot down in B-26 41-31698 on 2 March 1944. Killed in Action.

Units served with

  • 387th Bomb Group

    387th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 387th Bomb Group flew just under thirty missions with the Eighth Air Force before being transferred to the Ninth Air Force in October 1943. The Group remained at Chipping Ongar, Essex after being reassigned and continued to hit targets in France....

  • 559th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-31698 Hot Garters

    B-26 Marauder
    B-26 41-31698 was shot down by anti-aircraft fire on 2 March 1944. Pilot Oliver Jopling and tail gunner Richard Byrem survived. The four other crew members died: Arnold Warmuth, Irving Lerman, John Gober and James White; MACR 2525. ...

Associated Place

  • Chipping Ongar

    Military site : airfield
    The air base was constructed by the 831st Engineer Battalion (Aviation) in late August 1942. The 387th Bomb Group were the only American group to be based there, flying B-26 Marauders in strategic missions over France, first for the Eighth and then for...

  • MacDill Air Force Base

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Born Cleveland, Ohio 11 July 1918
Enlisted Ft Hayes, Columbus, Ohio 20 January 1942
Died over Ostende, Belgium 2 March 1944
Buried Koksijde (Coxyde), Belgium 2 March 1944
Buried Champigneul-Champagne, France June 1944
Buried Beachwood, Ohio 17 November 1948
Based

27 Apr 1943: Dental Survey

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 April 2018 16:37:32 Thomas_Lerman Changes to place associations
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IDPF

Date Contributor Update
25 April 2018 15:00:13 Thomas_Lerman Changes to events
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IPDF

Date Contributor Update
25 April 2018 14:33:33 Thomas_Lerman Changes to events
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IPDF

Date Contributor Update
25 April 2018 14:27:56 Thomas_Lerman Changes to awards and events
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IDPF

Date Contributor Update
25 April 2018 14:19:58 Thomas_Lerman Changes to events
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IDPF

Date Contributor Update
25 April 2018 14:18:56 Thomas_Lerman Changes to events
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World War II Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File & IDPF

Date Contributor Update
25 April 2018 14:00:54 Thomas_Lerman Changes to middlename and role
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Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF)

Date Contributor Update
14 November 2017 16:51:34 Lucy May Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

MACR 2525 : https://www.fold3.com/image/28608484
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11236594/irving-m-lerman

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