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Cortland Leslie Brovitz

Military

DFC

Service

People

  • Heath Carriker

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Dec 23, 44 on mission to Blatchen, ger. flack disabled aileron and rudder control with resulting loss of altitude from 23,000 to 8,000 ft. With elevator controls and all engines we made it back to Base 1:30 late. This was a close call! ...

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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...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron
  • 786th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

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 Rochester, New York 20 September 1924

Son of Philip G. BROVITZ and wife, Lillian C. (FTANKE:) BROVITZ.

Lived in Rochester, NY, USA 1942

67 Alliance Avenue

Enlisted Rochester, NY, USA 16 November 1942
Died 10 January 2018

Died in Scottsdale, AZ at 93 years of age.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 July 2019 04:57:24 Marcia466BG Changes to awards
Sources

National Jewish Welfare Board Card on Ancestry.com (List from Rivlin 11/8/45 in Army OWI Source bl. pg. 1193) BROVITZ, Cortland L.; 1st Lt. age 22; Army; ETO.

Date Contributor Update
22 July 2019 04:55:27 Marcia466BG Changes to awards
Sources

National Jewish Welfare Board Card on Ancestry.com (List from Rivlin 11/8/45 in Army OWI Source bk. pg. 1192)

Date Contributor Update
22 July 2019 01:31:39 Marcia466BG Changes to events
Sources

Obituary 18 Jan 2018 in The Arizona Republic Newspaper.

Date Contributor Update
22 July 2019 01:27:46 Marcia466BG Changes to middlename, nickname and awards
Sources

Obituary 18 Jan 2018-The Arizona Republic Newspaper.

Date Contributor Update
27 May 2015 01:43:51 466thHistorian Changes to events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:39 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self & p219 in the book SECOND AIR DIVISION edited by Randy Baumgardner, D790.A2S45

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