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Howard B Levin

Military

Shot down 8 April 1944 in B-24 #42-52392, Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 753rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Chicago, Illinois, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Near Krems Austria 8 April 1944

Stalag 17B Braunau Gneikendorf Near Krems Austria 48-15

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 January 2022 19:35:03 jmoore43 Changes to service number, biography, events and place associations
Sources

Added POW Camp info to the POW event and a S/N from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).
Added an association to Stalag 17B per WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).
Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:12 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3786 / MACR 3786 & Page 278of the book LIBERATORS OVER EUROPE by Mackay, Bailey & Scorza, D790G458 &

href="http://www.458bg.com/crew32sievers.htm">http://www.458bg.com/crew32sievers.htm> / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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