Aliyah Bet & Machal Virtual Museum

 

Air Force, US & Canada, Alphabetical*

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Name Nat Hometown State Air Force Unit1 Air Force Unit2 Air Force Unit3 Air Force Main Duty
+Aberle, Calvin Ross USA unknown*   Air Photography Unit        
Agriss, Leon USA Harrisburg PA   IAF Command        
Albrecht, Donald USA Flint MI   No 69 Squadron        
Alper, Max USA Syracuse NY   Unidentified        
#Andrews, Stanley USA Los Angeles CA   No 101 Squadron        
Anger, Stanley CAN Toronto Ont.          
Antin, Sydney USA unknown*   No 101 Squadron        
Applebaum, Ted USA Washington DC   No 106 Squadron   Air Transport Command      
Aronson, Irving USA unknown*   No 69 Squadron        
Auerbach, Harold USA Oakland CA   Air Transport Command        
Augarten, Rudolph "Rudy" USA Philadelphia PA   No 101 Squadron   Training Command      
Back, Samuel USA Philadelphia PA   Ekron Airfield        
Baltman, William "Bill" CAN Toronto Ont.   No 69 Squadron        
Bass, Jack USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
+Bean, James USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Beckwith [Beck], Morris CAN Ottawa Ont.   Air Transport Command        
Benn, Jacob CAN Toronto Ont.          
Berg, Henry CAN unknown*          
%Berger, Stanley USA New York NY   505 Radar        
Berman, Leopold P. USA unknown*   Intelligence   Air Gunner      
Bethlahmy, Nogah USA Philadelphia PA   Air Transport Command        
Bethlahmy, Rhoda USA Los Angeles CA   Training Command        
+Bettencourt, Manuel USA unknown*   No 1 Squadron        
#+Beurling, George F. "Buzz" CAN Verdun Que.   Air Transport Command        
Binder, Sam CAN Toronto Ont.          
+Black, Chester USA Cleveland OH   No 35 Flight   Training Command      
+Blackwood, James Edwin USA Detroit MI   No 103 Squadron        
Blum, Kenneth USA New York NY   No 103 Squadron        
Bornstein, Herbert USA New York NY   Air Transport Command        
Boshes, Samuel USA New York NY   No 103 Squadron        
#+Boyd, Spencer Andrew USA St. Louis MO   No 1 Squadron        
+Bradshaw, William "Blacky" CAN Dundas Ont.   No 106 Squadron   Air Transport Command      
Bream, Burt USA New York NY   Air Transport Command        
Brettler, Lou USA New York NY          
+Brodigan, Charles CAN Vancouver B.C.   No 69 Squadron   Air Transport Command      
Burstein, Sam USA unknown*   No 1 Squadron        
+Calisi, Paul USA unknown*   Training Command        
Camerman, Sam CAN Vancouver B.C.   No 69 Squadron   Training Command      
Cameron, Rod "Tiny" CAN Toronto Ont.          
+Campos, Paul USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
#Canter, Wilfred CAN Toronto Ont.   No 103 Squadron        
Caplan, Len USA unknown*   No 69 Squadron        
Chaber, Victor USA New York NY   Air Transport Command        
Chadouin, Jim USA unknown*   Training Command        
Chinsky, Eddie CAN Windsor Ont.   Air Transport Command        
Cohen [Kahn], Max USA unknown*          
Cohen, Daniel B. USA New York NY   No 101 Squadron        
Cohen, Eli USA Norma NJ   Air Transport Command        
Cohen, Lenny USA unknown*   No 1 Squadron        
Cohen, Meyer CAN Montreal Que.   505 Radar        
Cohen, Seymour "Sy" USA New York NY   Air Transport Command        
Covent, Perry CAN Toronto Ont.   Training Command        
Cowan, Selwyn USA Clifton NJ   Training Command        
+Craven, Lawrence USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Cravitt, Daniel USA Miami FL   No 103 Squadron        
Crudgington, Charles USA Detroit MI   No 103 Squadron        
Crudginton, Charles CAN Vancouver B.C.          
Cuburnek, Julius USA Chicago IL   Air Transport Command   No 69 Squadron      
+Cunningham, Allan USA Waco TX   No 106 Squadron   Air Transport Command      
+Dahms, Evelyn USA San Diego CA          
+Dahms, Fred USA San Diego CA   Mechanic        
Dangott, Caesar Morton USA unknown*   No 101 Squadron        
Danovitch, Abe CAN Montreal Que.   No 103 Squadron        
Davis, Hershel USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
+Dawn, Robert USA Berkeley CA   Air Transport Command        
Diamond, Paul USA unknown*   No 1 Squadron        
Dichek, Leonard USA San Diego CA   Air Transport Command        
Dinkin, Harry CAN Toronto Ont.   No 69 Squadron        
Dobrowitz, Al USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
+Dougherty, Richard E. USA Cleveland OH   No 1 Squadron   No 35 Flight   Training Command    
+Doyle, John "Jack" CAN London Ont.   No 101 Squadron        
Drutz, David CAN Toronto Ont.   Training Command        
Duboff, Harold USA Chicago IL   No 69 Squadron        
Dunsky, Paul USA Indianapolis IN   Air Transport Command        
Edelstein, Stephen CAN Pembroke Ont.   No 106 Squadron        
Ehrlich, Joe USA unknown*   505 Radar        
Eichel, Sheldon USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
+Etchells, David CAN Hamilton Ont.   No 101 Squadron        
Evans, Robert USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Feldman, Leopold USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Feldman, Sam USA Baltimore MD   No 69 Squadron        
Feldman, Seymour "Sy" USA unknown*   No 101 Squadron        
Feldstein, Howard Irving USA unknown* TX   No 35 Flight        
Fine, Robert Daniel USA Great Neck NY   Air Transport Command        
Fingerhut, Ben USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Fingerman, Sol USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Fink, David USA Detroit MI   No 69 Squadron        
Finkel, Aaron "Red" USA New York NY   No 101 Squadron        
Firestone, Walter USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
#Fisher, William CAN Winnipeg Man.   No 1 Squadron   No 103 Squadron      
Fishman, Max USA Haverhill MA   505 Radar        
+Fitchett, Leonard CAN Vancouver B.C.   No 103 Squadron        
Flint, Mitchell "Mike" USA Oakland CA   No 101 Squadron   No 35 Flight      
Floom, Harold CAN Winnipeg Man.          
+Ford, Arthur USA unknown*   No 106 Squadron   Air Transport Command      
Foster, Maury R. USA New York NY   ATC        
Frankel, Leon USA Minneapolis MN   No 101 Squadron        
Freeman, Alfred W. USA unknown*   No 101 Squadron        
Freeman, Lionel CAN Toronto Ont.          
Friedman, Shol USA Los Angeles CA   No 101 Squadron        
Fuchs [Foster], Murray "Ray" USA New York NY   Air Transport Command   Training Command      
Fuller, James USA Geneva OH   No 69 Squadron        
Garbovitsky, Morley CAN Winnipeg Man.   No 69 Squadron        
Gardner, Leo USA Los Angeles CA   Air Transport Command        
Garey, William USA unknown*          
Garfin, Ansel CAN Toronto Ont.          
Germack, Walter USA Geneva OH   No 69 Squadron        
Gershalter, Edward USA unknown*   No 69 Squadron        
#Gerson, William USA Los Angeles CA   Air Transport Command        
+Gibson, Theodore H. Jr. USA Miami FL   No 35 Flight   Training Command      
Glickman, Edward USA unknown*   Training Command        
Goldberg, David USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Goldberg, Samuel CAN Winnipeg Man.          
Goldstein, Coleman USA Atlantic City NJ   No 101 Squadron   Air Transport Command      
Goldstein, Hy USA unknown*   No 2 Squadron        
Goldstein, Jack CAN Montreal Que.   No 69 Squadron   Air Transport Command      
Goodelman, Solomon USA Urbana IL   Training Command   Ground Signals      
+Goodlin, Chalmers "Slick" USA Miami FL   No 106 Squadron        
Goodwin, Lee USA unknown*          
Gordin, Matthew CAN Preston Ont.          
Gordon, Charles USA unknown*   Training Command        
Gordon, Max USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Gordon, Sam CAN Vancouver B.C.   505 Radar        
Gordon, Sherell USA Detroit MI   No 103 Squadron        
Gottlieb, Seymour USA unknown*   Training Command        
Greene, Harold "Pappy" USA unknown*   Air Transport Command   Training Command      
Griver, David USA unknown*   Air Photography Unit        
Heckelman, A. Joseph USA New York NY   505 Radar        
Heckelman, Tziporah D. USA New York NY   Codes/Ciphers        
Hellner, Murray USA unknown*          
+Hines, George Edward USA unknown*   Training Command        
Hodes, Roberta O. USA New York NY          
Horowitz, Shalom USA unknown*          
Hurtig, Jack CAN Winnipeg Man.          
Ilowite, Arnold USA New York NY   No 69 Squadron   Air Transport Command      
Jacobs, Solomon CAN Toranto CA   103 Squarters        
Jacoby, Arieh USA unknown*   Air Photography Unit        
Joffe, Yale CAN Vancouver B.C.   Air Photography Unit        
Kahn [Cohen], Max USA Cleveland OH   Air Transport Command        
Kahn, Ira USA unknown*   No 69 Squadron        
Kane, James CAN Windsor Ont.          
Kaplan, Henry "Hen" USA Madison WI   Training Command        
Kaplan, Mort USA unknown*   505 Radar        
Kaplan, Murray USA New York NY   No 69 Squadron        
Kaplansky, Dave CAN Montreal Que.   No 106 Squadron        
%Kaplansky, Yedidia "Eddy" CAN Montreal Que.   No 103 Squadron   No 35 Flight      
Kastner, Meyer CAN Montreal Que.          
Kates, Harold CAN Toronto Ont.   No 101 Squadron        
Katz, Samuel USA Mishawaka IN   No 103 Squadron        
Katz, William USA Jacksonville FL   Air Transport Command   No 69 Squadron      
Katzen, Sol USA Rockyhill AR   No 1 Squadron        
Kaufman, Maurice USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Kettner, Frank CAN Calgary Alb.          
+Kilgour, James USA unknown*   No 103 Squadron        
#+King, Ernest "Glenn" USA Berkely CA   Air Transport Command        
Klausner, Samuel Z. USA New York NY   Air Transport Command        
Klein, Shlomo USA unknown*          
Kosteff, Don USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Kurtz, Raymond "Ray" USA New York NY   Air Transport Command   No 69 Squadron      
Kushner, David "Art" CAN Vancouver B.C.          
Langer, Albert CAN Toronto Ont.   Training Command        
Lee, Goodwin USA New York NY   Air Photography Unit        
+Lee, Naron "Smoky" USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Leith, Nathan CAN Edmonton Alb.   No 101 Squadron        
Lenart, Lou USA Los Angeles CA   No 101 Squadron   Air Transport Command      
Leora, Rena USA unknown*          
Lerner, Seymour USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Levine, Leonard USA New York NY   Air Transport Command        
Levine, Shaul USA unknown*   505 Radar        
Levitan, Elkan CAN Montreal Que.          
Lewis, Samuel USA Los Angeles CA   Air Transport Command        
Liberson, Albert CAN Winnipeg Man.   505 Radar        
Lichter, George USA New York NY   No 101 Squadron   Training Command      
Lichtman, Gideon USA Newark NJ   No 101 Squadron        
Lichtman, Leo USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Lichtman, William USA New York NY   No 69 Squadron        
Lipschitz, Edward CAN Toronto Ont.          
Livingston, Harold USA Haverhill MA   Air Transport Command        
Luery, Bob USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
+Lutrell, Robert USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Majzels, Leo USA Detroit MI   No 69 Squadron        
+Malpine, William USA Providence RI   Air Transport Command        
Manolson, Will CAN Calgary Alb.          
Marmelstein, Phil USA Philadelphia PA   No 69 Squadron   No 35 Flight   Training Command    
+Maseng, Trygvie Johannes USA New York NY   No 69 Squadron   No 103 Squadron      
+McConville, John USA Chicago IL   No 69 Squadron        
+McElroy, John F. CAN Vancouver B.C.   No 101 Squadron        
+McGee, Chris USA unknown*   No 101 Squadron        
McGunigal, Jim CAN Vancouver B.C.          
Merovihtz [Mervin], Harry CAN Winnipeg Man.   No 69 Squadron        
Merson, Leonard CAN Montreal Que.          
Miller, Leo [Eliezer] USA Chicago IL   Air Transport Command        
Moonitz, Norman USA New York NY   No 69 Squadron   Air Transport Command      
+Moore, Livingston USA unknown*   No 103 Squadron   Air Transport Command      
Morris, Samuel CAN Vancouver B.C.   505 Radar        
#Moster, Ralph CAN Vancouver B.C.   No 1 Squadron   No 2 Squadron      
Murray, John CAN unknown*          
Nachman, Harvey USA New York NY   No 69 Squadron   Air Transport Command      
Naturman, Meyer CAN Montreal Que.   505 Radar        
+Nelson, Edward CAN Windsor Ont.   No 1 Squadron        
+Nemer, Roscoe "Rocky" USA Evansville IN   No 69 Squadron   Training Command      
Newfeld, Frank CAN Toronto Ont.          
Newman, Rudolph J. USA Detroit MI   Air Transport Command        
+Nomis, Leo USA Santa Monica CA   No 101 Squadron        
+Nott, Charles "Red" USA Roseville MI   No 101 Squadron   Air Transport Command      
Novick, William CAN Montreal Que.   Air Transport Command        
+Ondra, Michael USA Ontario CA   Air Transport Command        
Orloff, Harold CAN Vancouver B.C.   No 103 Squadron        
Orringer, Paul USA New York NY   No 103 Squadron        
+Owen, (First name?) USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Panar, David CAN Edmonton Alb.   Air Transport Command        
Paris, Marvin USA unknown*   Air Photography Unit        
Paskman, Martin USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
+Peake, Wayne USA unknown*   No 101 Squadron        
Pears, Jim CAN Hamilton Ont.          
+Pendelton, Eugene USA unknown*   Training Command        
Perlstein [Perry], Victor USA Los Angeles CA   Training Command        
Perry, V. USA Los Angeles CA          
Polansky, Elliot USA New York NY   Air Transport Command        
Poll, Maurice USA unknown*   No 69 Squadron        
#Pomerantz, Sam USA New York NY   Air Transport Command        
Pomerantz, William USA Newark NJ   No 101 Squadron        
Poskanzer, Aliza CAN Winnipeg Man.          
Pozkanzer, Dov USA Albany NY   No 103 Squadron        
Raab, Lawrence USA Philadelphia PA   Air Transport Command        
Raisin, Albert USA Pt. Washington NY   No 69 Squadron   Air Transport Command      
Ravich, Abraham USA Los Angeles CA   No 103 Squadron   Training Command      
Reiter, Walter CAN Toronto Ont.   No 101 Squadron        
Renov, Jeremy "Jerry" USA Shreveport LA   No 1 Squadron        
Ribakoff, Martin USA East St. Louis IL   Air Transport Command        
+Roberts, Donald USA Burbank CA   Air Transport Command        
Rosenbaum, Aaron USA unknown*   Headquarters        
#Rosenbaum, Moses Aaron USA New York NY   Air Transport Command        
Rosenstein, Mitchell USA unknown*          
Rosofsky, Ralph USA New York NY   No 35 Flight        
Rothman, Jacob USA unknown*          
Rothstein, Harold USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
+Rowland, Gerald USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Rubenfeld, Milton "Cy" USA unknown*   No 101 Squadron        
Ruvinsky, Aaron CAN Winnipeg Man.          
Sackin, Milton USA New York NY   505 Radar        
Schild, Philip USA Los Angeles CA   Air Transport Command        
Schindler, Irvin "Swifty" USA Miami FL   Air Transport Command        
+Schroeder, William USA unknown*   No 101 Squadron        
%Schwartz, Eugene (Josh) S. USA Hartland WI          
Schwartz, Harry USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Schwartz, Irwin "Steve" USA New York NY   Air Transport Command        
Schwarzbach, Marshall USA unknown*   No 69 Squadron        
Segal, Stanley USA unknown*          
Shamir, Heyman USA unknown*          
Shatan, Milton USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Shawmut [Lessner], Shaloma USA Pittsburgh PA          
Shnitke [Shaw], Sam CAN Calgary Alb.   505 Radar        
Siegel, Joseph CAN Glace Bay N.S.   No 106 Squadron   Air Transport Command      
Silver, Charles USA unknown*          
+Sinclair, Geo Leslie "Lee" CAN Winnipeg Man.   No 101 Squadron        
+Siske, Robert Lester USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Sklar, Benjamin USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Smith, Harry CAN Toronto Ont.   505 Radar        
Smith, Jack CAN Winnipeg Man.   Air Transport Command        
Smith, Morry CAN unknown*          
Solsberg, Albert CAN Toronto Ont.   No 101 Squadron   Air Transport Command   Training Command    
Soltan, Irving USA Los Angeles CA   No 69 Squadron        
+Soltau, John USA Cleveland OH   No 1 Squadron   No 35 Flight   Training Command    
Sosnow, William USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Spicehandler, Daniel USA Mamaroneck NY   No 69 Squadron        
+Spink, Thomas CAN Vancouver B.C.   No 103 Squadron        
Sprung, Stewart R. USA Miami FL   Air Transport Command        
Stein, Benjamin USA unknown*          
Steinberg, Otto CAN Montreal Que.   No 69 Squadron        
Stern, Theodore USA unknown*   No 106 Squadron   Air Transport Command      
#+Stevenson, Fred CAN Vancouver B.C.   No 103 Squadron        
Stitz, Oscar CAN Montrael Que          
Sturrey, Ben "Red" CAN Winnipeg Man.   Air Transport Command        
+%Styrak, Edward R. USA Detroit MI   Air Transport Command        
Sussman, Joe CAN Toronto Ont.          
+Sutton, Bernard "Terry" CAN Vancouver B.C.   No 35 Flight        
Swing, Julian USA Los Angeles CA   Air Transport Command        
Tannenbaum, Meyer USA unknown*          
Tolchinsky, Percy "Pussy" USA New York NY   No 1 Squadron        
Trop, Albert USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Troube, Avraham "Al" CAN Toronto Ont.   Air Transport Command        
Troyen, Edward USA unknown*          
#Vickman, Robert Lester USA Los Angeles CA   No 101 Squadron        
+Wadman, Charles "Bill" CAN Calgary Alb.   No 69 Squadron        
+Waterhouse, Francis USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
+Weddel, Robert Clarence USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Weinblatt, Fred USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Weinstein, Jerome USA Bayonne NJ   No 69 Squadron        
+Wilson, Clifford "Denny" CAN Hamilton Ont.   No 101 Squadron        
Wise, Julius USA unknown*   Air Transport Command        
Wolfe, Albert USA unknown*   No 101 Squadron        
Wolfson [Lam], Bessie [Batya] CAN Toronto Ont.          
Woolf, William USA New Brunswick NJ   Training Command        
Wosk, Saul CAN Vancouver B.C.   No 101 Squadron        
Wright, David Isadore CAN Hamilton Ont.          
+Wygle, Brien CAN Vancouver B.C.   No 103 Squadron   No 106 Squadron      
Yadven, Arthur USA New York NY   Air Tranport Command        
Yankner, Morris USA unknown*   No 69 Squadron   Air Transport Command      
Yurman, Shlomo CAN Winnipeg Man.   Air Transport Command        
Zychick, Eugene USA Cleveland OH   No 69 Squadron        
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*If viewers of this Virtual Museum see errors or omissions that they can correct, such as misspelled names, missing names, or missing hometowns, editors of the Virtual Museum will appreciate being informed. For various reasons, including the great passage of time, it has been difficult to compile complete, accurate lists of veterans. Corrections and additions can be transmitted to israelvets-director@jou.ufl.edu
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