UPL 15371


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Letter to the parents of 2nd Lt. Nathaniel Zemelman informing them of his status as missing in action on mission 153. He would later be confirmed killed in action, as were seven other members of his crew.


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A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-8309) nicknamed "Ol' Buddy" of the 18th Bomb Squadron, 34th Bomb Group at Mendelsham. Pete Gray was the aircraft's crew chief. Handwritten caption on reverse: '18th B.S. 34th BG. Pete Gray C/C.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Squadron
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 34th Bomb Group 18th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-699301
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator


A B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-51190) nicknamed "Ann" of the 34th Bomb Group at Mount Farm. Image by Robert Astrella, 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group. Written on slide casing: '34 BG, Mount Farm.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Ann
  • Unit: 34th Bomb Group 18th Bomb Squadron



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I am 2nd Lt. Zemelman's great nephew. This document is from family archives.