Alan N Cohen

Military
media-16159.jpeg UPL 16159 This is a picture of my father Lt. Seymour Deutsch (Navigator) in the top row 2nd from right with the rest of his crew. 493rd Bomber Group/862nd Bomb Squad. They flew all of their 36 missions together. 12 in B-24 "Shoo Shoo Baby" and 24 in B-17 "Day's Pay". The rest of the guys were Alan Cohen, Rudy Krack, Frank McCann, Robert M. Neal, Chester Piergies, Charles Purcell, Edwin Stewart, Arlys Wineinger. (Sorry, can't match the names to the faces). Robin Deutsch Collection

Robin Deutsch to corrected spelling

Object Number - UPL 16159 - This is a picture of my father Lt. Seymour Deutsch (Navigator) in the top row 2nd from right with the rest of his crew. 493rd Bomber Group/862nd Bomb...

Flew 36 missions from June 1944 to January 1945 with crew that was first assigned to B-17 named 'Day's Pay,' so named because it was donated to the AF by 51,000 employees of the Hanford Engineering Works who donated a full day's pay to buy the aircraft. First 12 missions I flew were on a B-24.



AM w/ 5 Oak Leaf Cluster

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Units served with

The insignia of the 493rd Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 493rd Bomb Group 862nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-716381
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

Aircraft

Shoo Shoo Baby
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Shoo Shoo Baby, Th Missouri Mule
  • Unit: 493rd Bomb Group 862nd Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Phila, Pennsylvania 31 May 1921

Revisions

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ContributorDarren Jelley
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Sources

493rd BG Archives

Date
ContributorAAM
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Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self, http://493bgdebach.co.uk/roster_list.php

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