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Edward H Sherman

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) near Neustadt in B-17 #44-8547

Service

People

  • Anthony Bamberg

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot/Command Pilot | 487th Bomb Group
    nthony Owen "Tony" Bamberg was the fourth of five children born to Lorenz and Mayme (Kain) Bamberg. He was born on April 14, 1920 in Alton, Iowa. Tony enlisted in the US Army on February 10, 1941 and ultimately transferred to the Air Corps (which would...

Units served with

  • 487th Bomb Group

    487th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 487th Bomb Group began operations as preparations for D-Day were reaching their crescendo and played their part by bombing airfields in northern France. Like the 486th Bomb Group, the 487th switched to B-17 Flying Fortress for missions from 1...

  • 836th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-8547

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 16/10/44; Hunter 19/11/44; Dow Fd 28/12/44; Assigned 836BS/487BG [2G-E] Lavenham 2/1/45; Missing in Action Kiel 8/4/45 with Leon Milner, Clem Swan, Ed Sherman, Elmer Schramm, Lt Tony Bamberg tg (5 Killed in Action); Irving Bellow,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 8 April 1945
Died 8 April 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:24 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 13742 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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