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 17 February 1924 Son of Tobias and Adele Podolsky.

Enlisted

Los Angeles, CA 16 November 1942 Los Angeles, California

Died

18 November 2019

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