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Carl Theodore Goldenberg

Military

Assigned to HQ, 491BG, 8AF USAAF.

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Post war: Remained in USAF, serving in Korean and Vietnam conflicts, rising to rank of Colonel.

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

  • Headquarters (491st Bomb Group)

Associated Place

  • Metfield

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Metfield had three concrete runways, 39 pan plus 15 loop hardstandings, and two dispersed T2 hangars. It was first occupied by the 353rd Fighter Group, equipped with P-47s, from August 1943 to...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 15 October 1910
Enlisted 12 June 1936
Aircraft crash Bangor Air Base, Bangor, MN 19 December 1941

December 19, 1941, a Boeing B-17A 37-369 crashed and burned on take off from Bangor Air Base. All nine crewmen aboard escaped, however three were seriously injured. Major Carl T Goldenberg pilot RTD

Discharged USAF 31 August 1964

Honourable discharge.

Died Fort Walton Beach, FL 3 February 1979
Buried Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery San Antonio, Bexar County, TX 7 February 1979

Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 September 2021 14:59:49 Al_Skiff Changes to events
Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/705515/carl-theodore-goldenberg

Date Contributor Update
26 September 2021 14:51:42 Al_Skiff Changes to events
Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/705515/carl-theodore-goldenberg

Date Contributor Update
26 September 2021 13:32:43 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/312802410
https://www.fold3.com/image/169167921
https://www.fold3.com/record/23415465/carl-goldenberg-social-security-de...
https://www.fold3.com/record/621093176/carl-goldenberg-1910-veterans-aff...
https://www.fold3.com/record/717975230/goldenberg-carl-theodore-us-veter...
https://www.newenglandaviationhistory.com/tag/major-carl-t-goldenberg/
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/705515/carl-theodore-goldenberg

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:10 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit history

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