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T/SGT Irving "Sparks" Silverman
445th Bomb Group
700th Bomb Squadron
DOB: 8 Sept 1922 // KIA 24 Mar 1945



  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 700th Bomb Squadron


  • Irving Silverman

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Killed in Action (KIA) on 24 March 1945 in B-24 #42-50620


  • Tibenham

    Military site : airfield
    Tibenham was built in 1941-1942 by W and C French Ltd with a standard 2,000 yard main runway, and two other runways both 1,400 feet in length. Accommodation was provided for a full USAAF heavy bomber group in dispersed sites. Personnel of the 320th...


Date Contributor Update
03 April 2021 10:34:54 general ira snapsorter Changes to aircraft associations

Removed associations not depicted in the image. Associations made in the PERSON record.

Date Contributor Update
02 April 2021 13:32:18 RRC Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations

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