Arthur I. Berkovitz, World War II CasualtyPorter County Data on World War II Casualties . . . .

Arthur I. Berkovitz
Staff Sergeant, 322nd Squadron, 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy), 8th Air Force, United States Army Air Corps
Date of Birth: January 8, 1919
Date of Death: May 19, 1943, over Kiel, Germany
Burial: Temple Beth-El Cemetery, Portage Township, Porter County, Indiana
Cause of Death: Killed in Action (airplane shot down)
Date of Enlistment: December 18, 1941
Hometown: Porter County
Note: Arthur I. Berkovitz's bomber, "Spirit of Alcohol" (No. 483), was shot down by the enemy over Kiel, Germany. Berkovitz's crew also flew on the same mission with the crew of "Memphis Belle," the first aircrew to complete 25 missions in Europe and return to the United States.

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Information abstracted and transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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