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Seymour M Gitlitz

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 467th Bomb Group

    467th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 467th Bomb Group, or the "Rackheath Aggies" as they came to be known, flew B-24 Liberators on missions from April 1944. Its air crews became known for their accuracy and the Group had the best overall standing for accuracy within the Eighth Air...

Aircraft

  • 41-29373 The Monster, Flak Magnet

    B-24 Liberator
    Originally assigned to 458th Bomb Group, 753rd Bomb Squadron named 'The Monster'; transferred to 467th Bomb Group, 788th Bomb Squadron around April 1944 and renamed 'Flak Magnet'

Events

Event Location Date
Born Rutherfordtown, North Carolina, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 6 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:05 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 7378 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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