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Morris Aaron Weiner

Military

Assigned to 388FS, 365FG, 9AF USAAF. Suffered a mid air collision with 1st Lt Allen Guest emerging from the overcast over Omaha beach, 23-Jul-44. Though both A/C crashed, Guest managed to bail out and though injured was pulled out of the sea by a Royal Navy LST, whilst Weiner did not emerge from the crash and his body was not recovered. KIA. 23-Jul-44.

Awards: AM (3 OLC), PH.

Service

People

  • Allen Guest

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter pilot | 365th Fighter Group
    On detached service for operational training. Flew three missions with the 336th Fighter Squadron. Served with the 365th Fighter Group, 388th Fighter Squadron 9AF USAAF. Involved in mid-air collision, leg struck tail of his P-47 as he bailed out over...

Units served with

  • 9th Air Force
  • 365th Fighter Group

    365th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved to England in December 1943 as part of the Ninth Air Force. Flying P-47s, the Group took part in missions over northern France designed to weaken Germany's ability to repulse the planned Allied invasion of summer 1944. After the...

  • 388th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Philadelphia, PA 6 September 1921

Son of Samuel and Freida (Lerman) Weiner.

Lived in Wilmington, DE, USA 16 February 1942

201 West 20th Street

Worked for Wiltex Company

Enlisted Wilmington, DE, USA 6 April 1942

Entered the service from Delaware.

Died Off Omaha beach, France 23 July 1944

Suffered a mid air collision with 1st Lt Allen Guest emerging from the overcast over Omaha beach, 23-Jul-44. Though both A/C crashed, Guest managed to bail out and though injured was pulled out of the sea by a Royal Navy LST, whilst Weiner did not emerge from the crash and his body was not recovered. KIA. 23-Jul-44.

Buried Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial 1945

No Known Grave

Normandy American Cemetery
American Cemetery
14710
Colleville-sur-Mer
France

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 January 2021 20:05:28 466thHistorian Changes to awards, events and media associations
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/2238/images/44003_04_00...
https://www.abmc.gov/decedent-search/weiner%3Dmorris

Date Contributor Update
16 May 2016 19:36:17 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, biography, awards and events
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/28674221/?terms=Allen%20Guest
Hell Hawks!: The Untold Story of the American Fliers Who Savaged Hitler's ... By Robert F. Dorr, Thomas D. Jones.
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Weiner&GSfn=Morris...
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Weiner&GSfn=Morris...

Date Contributor Update
16 May 2016 15:21:40 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/28674221/?terms=Allen%20Guest
Hell Hawks!: The Untold Story of the American Fliers Who Savaged Hitler's ... By Robert F. Dorr, Thomas D. Jones.

Date Contributor Update
16 May 2016 14:59:11 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, highest rank, role and awards
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/28674221/?terms=Allen%20Guest

Date Contributor Update
16 May 2016 14:57:27 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname and nationality
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/28674221/?terms=Allen%20Guest

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