Mandelbaum, Norman W (IO)

Individual Personnel Data
Name Mandelbaum, Norman W (IO)   
Rank Captain
Serial Number O-426029   
Unit Assignments Assigned to the 545th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), per AAF Station 106 Special Orders #173 dated 29 August 1944
Duty Pilot
Last Duty Date 7 October 1944
Results Killed In Action
Final Resting Place or Memorial: Emanuel Cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa
Related Documents Missing Air Crew Report # 9365 (21.608 MB)




Missions, Aircraft, Crews
This individual was credited with 9 Combat Missions.
Number Date Target Position Aircraft Mission/Sortie Information
195 17 September 1944 Target: Tank and Gun Concentrations, Tactical
Type: Military
Location: Eindhoven & 's‑Hertogenbosch (den Bosch), The Netherlands
Co-pilot 42‑97309 Combat Mission Credit
C Squadron.
Sortie Report
196 19 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Hamm, Germany
Co-pilot 43‑37917 Combat Mission Credit
High Squadron.
Sortie Report
198 25 September 1944 Target: Railroad Marshalling Yards
Type: Transportation
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Pilot 42‑97521 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
199 26 September 1944 Target: Steelworks
Type: Industry
Location: Osnabrück, Germany
Pilot 43‑37971 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
202 30 September 1944 Target: Handorf Airfield
Type: German Air Force (Luftwaffe)
Location: Münster, Germany
Pilot 44‑6294 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
203 2 October 1944 Target: Ford Motor Works
Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Pilot 43‑37717 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
204 3 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Refinery
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Wesseling, Germany
Pilot 43‑37971 Combat Mission Credit
Sortie Report
205 5 October 1944 Type: Industry
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Pilot 43‑37717 Combat Mission Credit
Low Squadron.
Sortie Report
207 7 October 1944 Target: Synthetic Oil Plant
Type: Oil Industry
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Pilot 44‑6294 Combat Mission Credit
At 1236 hrs over Ruhland, lost part control of aircraft over target after being hit by flak: co-pilot was killed instantly, and pilot mortally wounded. He peeled off from formation under control after bombing target and left formation; ship appeared to be in good condition; no chutes observed but crew did bail out (except for the pilots); crashed near Ruhland, Germany; MACR 9365
Sortie Report

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