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Jacob Hirsch Laderman

Military

Assigned to 860BS, 493BG, 8AF USAAF. Killed in Action on 19-Sep-44 in B-17 43-38209. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 10212

Awards: AM (2OLC), PH.

Service

People

  • Odell Bascom

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 493rd Bomb Group
    flew with Lt Jacob Laderman crew. 18 combat missions flown. from original 493rd BG records Odell flew in various positions . shown as flight engineer or top turret on several missions , but primary role was as waist gunner. ...

  • Walter Beriont

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 493rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 September 1944 in AC #43-38209. Killed in Action (KIA). AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • James Cathcart

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 493rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 19 September 1944 PH/ AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Raymond Fox

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 493rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 19 September 1944 AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • John Muzii

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 493rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 19 September 1944 in B-17 #4338209.

  • John Robbin

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 493rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 19 September 1944 in AC #4338209 AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Clarence Smith

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 493rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 September 1944 in B-17 #43-38209, Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Albert Wick

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 493rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 860BS, 493BG, 8AF USAAF. Killed in Action on 19-Sep-44 in B-17 43-38209. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 10212 Awards: AM (2OLC), PH.

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Units served with

  • 493rd Bomb Group

    493rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 493rd Bomb Group was the last Eighth Air Force Group to become operational, flying their first combat mission from Debach, Suffolk, on D-Day, 6 June 1944. The Group was known as "the Fighting 493rd", named by their Commanding Officer Colonel Elbert...

  • 860th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-38209

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/7/44; Kearney 18/7/44; Grenier 3/8/44; Assigned 860BS/493BG Debach 3/4/44; Missing in Action Hamm 19/9/44 with Jake Laderman, Co-pilot: Walt Beriont, Navigator: Albt Wick, Bombardier: John Muzii, Flight engineer/top turret gunner:...

Associated Place

  • Debach

    Military site : airfield
    Debach was one of the last Eighth Air Force heavy bomber bases to be completed. It was built by the 820th Engineer Battalion (Aviation) between late '43 and early '44. Pronounced locally as 'Deb-idge', the base was built to a class A standard with...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Brooklyn, New York, USA 1920
Enlisted New York City, NY 18 March 1942

New York City, NY

Based Debach 7 March 1944 – 19 September 1944

Assigned to 860BS, 493BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died Ober-hilbersheim, Germany 19 September 1944

Killed in Action (KIA)

Buried Mount Lebanon Cemetery Glendale, Queens County, NY 1948

Mount Lebanon Cemetery
Glendale, Queens County, New York

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 June 2022 09:09:17 Darren Jelley Changes to biography, events and person associations
Sources

493rd BG Archives

Date Contributor Update
02 December 2021 14:41:12 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/310770544
https://www.fold3.com/record/83529206/jacob-h-laderman-wwii-army-enlistm...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/131240732/jacob-hirsch-laderman

Date Contributor Update
08 February 2021 23:03:55 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:58 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 10212 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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