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Jerome R Abelman


Flew 35 missions with original crew#39 from Pueblo Colorado . 853rd# 44-40121
I'll be around?
Lt. Brock man pilot. First missions d-day missions into France. St.Lo ,drop to Arnhem. Group destroyed on Misberg mission.lost 16 planes in group.
Discharged with combat stress disorder, 1945


Units served with

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...


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20 March 2017 04:01:24 Ringmaster 1 Changes to awards

B-24 I'll be around?
#39 crew from Metfeild/North Pickham

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20 March 2017 03:44:56 Ringmaster 1 Changes to nickname, highest rank, role and biography

B-24 I'll be around?

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:11 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / unit roster