William Podolsky

Military

Object Number - UPL 56044 - T/Sgt William Podolsky February 17, 1924 - November 18, 2019

Assigned to 863BS, 493BG, 8AF USAAF. George Durgin crew.

Awards: AM (4OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (2 x Battle Stars).

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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 863rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-808746
  • Highest Rank: Major
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 493rd Bomb Group 863rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 12200984
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner & Ball turret gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Ulpy
  • Unit: 493rd Bomb Group 863rd Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

New York 1924-02-17 Son of Tobias and Adele Podolsky.

Enlisted

Los Angeles, CA 1942-11-16 Los Angeles, California

Died

2019-11-18

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