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Abraham P Abramson

Military

Assigned to 764BS, 461BG, 15AF USAAF. 9 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Odertal oil refinery in B-24 42-52025; Mauled by fighters, #3 engine on fire, oxygen system shot out, A/C abandoned. Hit fatally by 20mm cannon shell. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 10680

Awards: PH.

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People

  • Gerald Smith

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 461st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 764BS, 461BG, 15AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Odertal oil refinery in B-24 42-52025; Mauled by fighters, #3 engine on fire, oxygen sytem shot out, A/C abandoned. Dislocated shoulder diving through bomb bay doors. Prisoner of War (POW)....

Units served with

  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force


    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 461st Bomb Group

    461st Bomb Group

    Group
    The group was constituted in May 1943 as a B-24 Liberator heavy bombardment group and activated on 1 July at Wendover Field, Utah.[1] It trained under II Bomber Command at several airfields in Utah, Idaho, and California, with group elements undergoing...

  • 764th Bomb Squadron

    764th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Established in mid-1943 as a B-24 Liberator heavy bomber squadron, it trained under the Second Air Force. The unit deployed to the Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO) in February 1944, being assigned to the Fifteenth Air Force in Southern Italy. ...

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Event Location Date
Born Bronx, NY 1923

Son of Anna Abramson.

Enlisted New York City, NY 2 March 1943

New York City, New York

Based Torretto 1944 – 17 December 1944

Assigned to 764BS, 461BG, 15AF USAAF.

Died Muglitz, Germany 17 December 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) Odertal oil refinery in B-24 42-52025; Mauled by fighters. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 10680

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Date Contributor Update
02 January 2020 14:56:06 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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