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Military

Object Number - UPL 25781 - 547th Bombardment Squadron Patch

After completing his combat tour, Adelman returned to the United States, remaining in the Army. He died in an air accident in Alabama on 31 March 1945.

The city of Boston, Massachusetts recognized Adelman's service by naming a square in his honor: 'Milton Adelman Square' is located at the intersection of Putnam Street and Chelsea Street.

Brother of Bernard H. Adelman, 20th Fighter Group.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 384th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 20th Fighter Group
  • Highest Rank: Corporal
  • Role/Job: Group Medical Section
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36294247
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 34408098
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Flight engineer / Top turret
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 493rd Bomb Group Headquarters Squadron (493rd Bomb Group)
  • Service Numbers: O- 500015
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Chaplain
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Patches ii, the spotted cow
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Nevada avenger
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Lilly Belle
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Royal flush iii
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Lady margaret
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron

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Assigned

1944-05-16 - 1944-08-09 Assigned to the 547th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #91 dated 16 May 1944, effective 16 May 1944. as Navigator on the John K Shelley Crew. 32 combat missions. Completed his tour and was transferred to the ZOI on 9 August 1944.

Revisions

Date17 Aug 2021 21:31:57
ContributorSuzanne Adelman
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Updated the aircraft Milton flew missions in during the European Theater of Operations

Date17 Aug 2021 21:24:13
ContributorSuzanne Adelman
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Added connections - crew members

Date17 Aug 2021 20:57:01
ContributorSuzanne Adelman
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He went my his middle name, Milton

Date17 Aug 2021 20:55:54
ContributorSuzanne Adelman
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Milton was promoted to 1st Lieutenant on July 30, 1944

Date17 Aug 2021 20:45:19
ContributorSuzanne Adelman
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Milton was promoted to 1st Lieutenant on July 30, 1944

Date27 Sep 2014 18:08:46
ContributorAAM

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