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Irving Silverman


Killed in Action (KIA) on 24 March 1945 in B-24 #42-50620


Units served with

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 700th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-50620

    B-24 Liberator
    Final mission was a cargo drop in support of Operation Varsity, 24 March 1945

Associated Place

  • Tibenham

    Military site : airfield
    Tibenham was built in 1941-1942 by W and C French Ltd with a standard 2,000 yard main runway, and two other runways both 1,400 feet in length. Accommodation was provided for a full USAAF heavy bomber group in dispersed sites. Personnel of the 320th...


Event Location Date
Born Newark, New Jersey 8 September 1922
Killed in Action (KIA) Wesel, Germany 24 March 1945
Buried Hillside, New Jersey October 1949


Date Contributor Update
02 April 2021 13:33:11 RRC Changes to nickname and media associations

Second Air Division Digital Archive

Date Contributor Update
29 March 2021 17:56:17 RRC Changes to biography, events and place associations

MACR 13545 //

Date Contributor Update
24 July 2020 22:42:57 jmoore43 Changes to biography

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

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:30 AAM AAM ingest

Birsic, MACR 13545, 2AD Honor Roll / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 13545 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database