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Irving Nussbaum


Killed in Action (KIA) in a mid-air collision while on a sightseeing tour of damaged Europe at Braintree England


Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 526th Bomb Squadron


  • 44-8198

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    44-8198 was on a sightseeing trip to Germany two days after VE Day when it collided with 44-8813 over Braintree, Essex on 10 May 1945. ...

Associated Place


Event Location Date
Died 11 May 1945


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:30 AAM AAM ingest

Combat Chronology Supplement, p. 203; 379th Bombardment Anthology, pg 343 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia