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Hyman Adler

Military

Shot down 29 July 1943 in B-17 #425826 'Jeravad Une Petite Peu. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Group
    Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...

  • 369th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-5826 JERAVAD "Une Petite Peu"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 2/3/43; Walla Walla 29/3/43; Lowry 10/4/43; Presque Is 24/4/43; Assigned 369BS/306BG [WW-W] Thurleigh 7/5/43; Missing in Action Kiel 29/7/43 with Keith Conley, Co-pilot: Vince DeVos, Bombardier: Bob Sanford, Radio Operator: Frank...

Associated Place

  • Thurleigh

    Military site : airfield
    Built for RAF use in 1941-42, Thurleigh was initially used by RAF Bomber Command before being handed over to the Eighth Air Force. Its runways and hardstandings were improved, and the B-17s of the 306th Bomb Group began using the base. It was their...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Hamilton, Pennsylvania, USA
Died 29 July 1943
Buried Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial

Plot B Row 37 Grave 38

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 November 2017 10:25:31 Lucy May Changes to events
Sources

https://abmc.gov/node/541595#.WfryTU1LGM8

Date Contributor Update
07 August 2016 14:01:32 A. van Erp Changes to service number, awards and events
Sources

www.wwiimemorial.com

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

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 122 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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