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Jerome F Alperin


Prisoner of War (POW) Hit by flak and crashed at St Maclou on 7/8/44 in B-17 'Gyndia' #4231802



Units served with

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 562nd Bomb Squadron


  • 42-31802 Gyndia

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 22/12/43; Gr Island 45/2/44; Presque Is 28/2/44; Grenier 9/3/44; Assigned 561BS/388BG [ -M] Knettishall 12/3/44; Missing in Action Pas de Calais 8/7/44 with Sam Fisher, Co-pilot: John Healey, Navigator: Wilbert Smith, Radio Operator:...


Event Location Date
Born Chicago, Illinois 9 June 1923
Died 8 October 2005


Date Contributor Update
19 August 2015 09:34:32 Lucyd Changes to aircraft associations

Combined two entries into a single entry. Record includes information from the following sources:
MACR 7361 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:10 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7361