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Jerome J Katzman


On 22nd mission 14 January 1945, shot down and spent remainder of war as Prisoner of War (POW) at Stalag IIIA at OFlag, Luckenwalde, Germany. Also flew 'Good Old Yank. '


Units served with

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 571st Bomb Squadron


  • 42-102673 Preferred Risk, Good Old Yank

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/3/44; Hunter 16/4/44; Dow Fd 2/5/44; Assigned 571BS/390BG [FC-B] Framlingham 4/5/44 PREFERRED RISK; Missing in Action Derben, Ger 14/1/45 with Joe Lewis, John Ruane, Earl Morrison, John Koralwski, John Porcher (5 Killed in Action)...


Event Location Date
Born Utica, New York, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 14 January 1945


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 11724 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / self MACR 11724