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Irving Bienstock


Originally served as a combat medic attached to the 253rd Combat Engineers. After being wounded in France, he was transferred to the Eighth Air Force, 2nd Strategic Air Depot.

Good Conduct Medal; World War II Victory Medal


Units served with

  • Base Air Depot 2

    Base Air Depot 2

    During 1942 to 1945 Warton Aerodrome was Base Air Depot No. 2, Station 582 of the U.S. 8th Air Force. In the three years it was active it processed over 10,000 aircraft and saw over 45,000 aircraft movements. Every type of American aircraft used in the...


Event Location Date
Born New York City, New York 27 July 1925


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:28 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Son