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Irving Abramowitz


Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-17 #42-31137 'Classy Chassy'. Landed in Sweden. Interned.


Units served with

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 560th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-31137 Classy Chassy

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/9/43; Gr Island 7/10/43; Romulus 10/10/43; Assigned 563BS/388BG (W) Knettishall 14/10/43; Missing in Action Poznan 9/4/44 with Irving Abramowitz, Co-pilot: Bill Manifold, Navigator: Albt Buckley, Bombardier: Jan Begg, Flight...


Event Location Date
Interned (INT) Sweden 9 April 1944


Date Contributor Update
18 August 2021 19:15:49 jmoore43 Changes to events

Updated the location of the "Interned (INT)" per info in the "Summary biography".

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24 March 2020 18:01:54 jmoore43 Changes to nickname

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24 March 2020 18:01:26 jmoore43 Changes to biography

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

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27 September 2014 18:13:28 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3654