669th BS Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

1Lt. Norman Vernon Shainberg

Pilot,  O-737483

Prisoner Of War

669th Bombardment Squadron (L)

WWII-Medal

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  Born: 26-May-1919, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee

Entered Military Service: Date: 19-Mar-1942 At: Sikeston, MO
NARA Enlistment Record: Enlisted Serial # 17038893

POW summary:
Fail to Return Date: 8-Aug-1944
Captured: 11-Aug-1944, Near Abbeville
Hospital: Station Hospital Abbeville
POW Camp: Stalag 9C Bad Sulza Saxe-Weimar 51-11
Return Date: 30-Jan-1945
NARA WW II POW Data File Latest Report Date: 30-Jan-1945
NARA WW II POW Data File ID: 113288

Died: 23-Nov-1989, Venice, Sarasota County, Florida

On-line Memorials:
National World War II Registry
Find-A-Grave


Obituary

Norman V. Shainberg

Norman V. Shainberg, 70, of Venice died Nov. 23 at Venice Hospital.

He was born in Memphis Tenn., and came to this area 26 years ago from Caruthersville, Mo. He was a retired builder and broker for Lewis Homes. He was a past president of the Venice Lions Club, treasurer of the Venice Lions Club Foundation Inc. and first president of the Mission Valley Civic Association.

He is survived by his wife, Perry; two daughters, Syndney Sass of Charlotte, N.C., and Leigh Howell of Denver; a brother, Roy of Nashville; and four grandchildren.

Ewing Funeral Home, Venice.

The Tampa Tribune (Tampa, Florida), 01 Dec 1989, Fri, Page 14, Norman V. Shainberg Obituary, Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com/image/337864140 [subscription required] : accessed 23 January 2021)




MACR 7799 Details



Notes:
Hit by flak over target area, fell out of formation with right engine feathered and smoking badly, went off to left toward Abbeville Drucat, Airdrome. No parachutes reported.

Description:
Lt. Norman V. Shainberg's plane was hit by flak and was last seen heading toward our lines, losing altitude. One or two crews reported seeing it crash. No chutes were seen to emerge. Lt. Shainberg and his two gunners, Sgt. J.D. Dugan and Sgt. L.B. Curtis, are listed as MIA.
(416th BG History 1944)

See also Mission # 117




Photos and Documents
1930 US Census
1940 US Census
WW II Draft Registration
16-Oct-1940
WW II Draft Registration
16-Oct-1940
Newspaper Clipping
Sikeston Standard
14-Jan-1941
Newspaper Clipping
Sikeston Standard
11-Jul-1944
L-R: 669th BS Pilots Lt. Norman V. Shainberg, Lt. Tonnis Boukamp, Cpt. William A. Peck, 1944
MACR Capture document
MACR Capture document
Registration of Foreigners and German Persecutees
Newspaper Clipping
Sikeston Standard
15-Sep-1944
Newspaper Clipping
Sikeston Standard
03-Oct-1944
Jewish Servicemen Card
Prisoner
Jewish Servicemen Card
Wounded
Jewish Servicemen Card
POW Repatriate
Jewish Servicemen Card
POW Repatriate
Passenger List
21-Feb-1945
Passenger List
21-Feb-1945
California Medical Examiner Application
Newspaper Clipping
The Tennessean
16-Jun-1948
Newspaper Clipping
The Missouri Herald
15-Oct-1948
Newspaper Clipping
The Missouri Herald
22-Oct-1948
Newspaper Clipping
The Missouri Herald
22-Oct-1948
Newspaper Clipping
The Daily Standard
28-Oct-1948
Newspaper Obituary
The Tampa Tribune
01-Dec-1989
WW II Honoree
 
 
 
 



See Also:
Prisoner Of War (POW) Camps
Escape & Evasion (E&E) Reports
POW/E&E Terms and Acronyms
POW/E&E Sources, References, Resources