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Hyman Adler


Shot down 29 July 1943 in B-17 #42-5826 'Jeravad Une Petite Peu', Killed in Action (KIA).


Units served with

  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...

  • 369th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-5826 'JERAVAD Une Petite Peu'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 2/3/43; Walla Walla 29/3/43; Lowry 10/4/43; Presque Is 24/4/43; Assigned 369BS/306BG [WW-W] Thurleigh 7/5/43; Missing in Action Kiel 29/7/43 with Keith Conley, Co-pilot: Vince DeVos, Bombardier: Bob Sanford, Radio Operator: Frank...

Associated Place

  • Thurleigh

    Military site : airfield
    Built for RAF use in 1941-42, Thurleigh was initially used by RAF Bomber Command before being handed over to the Eighth Air Force. Its runways and hardstandings were improved, and the B-17s of the 306th Bomb Group began using the base. It was their...


Event Location Date
Born Hazleton, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA 2 March 1920
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 29 July 1943
Buried Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial

Plot B Row 37 Grave 38


Date Contributor Update
04 February 2021 19:48:02 jmoore43 Changes to events

Updated the Born & Buried events per Find-a-grave Memorial ID 56356821.

Date Contributor Update
04 February 2021 19:38:50 jmoore43 Changes to biography

Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
02 November 2017 10:25:31 Lucy May Changes to events

Date Contributor Update
07 August 2016 14:01:32 A. van Erp Changes to service number, awards and events

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:25 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 122 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database