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Elvin Albaum

Military

Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-17 #4231156. Returned to base.

Service

Units served with

  • 447th Bomb Group

    447th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 447th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses on strategic bombardment missions out of Rattlesden, Suffolk. With their first mission coming on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1943, their main focus was hitting sites that would weaken enemy forces...

  • 708th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31156 Big Stoop

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 26/9/43; Gr Island 13/10/43; Assigned 708BS/447BG [CG-L] Rattlesden 19/11/43; Missing in Action Rostock 11/4/44 with Howard Pauling, Co-pilot: Lauren Davis, Bombardier: Paul Scherer, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Glen Standish,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Returned (RTD) Germany 11 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3824 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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