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Paul Frackman

See Document 1 below for documents supplied by S/Sgt. Frackman's family

See Document 2 below for MIA Letter supplied by S/Sgt. Frackman's family

S/Sgt. Paul H. Frackman Born 3 Feb. 1919; Died 29 July 1985 during admittance to Veterans Home in St. Cloud, Minn


The 15th AF MIA letter dated 4/10/45 caused a lot of hardship for the Frackman family, as Sgt Paul Frackman & crew were already back in Italy 3/24/45 and no longer MIA. The family had been previously notified they were safe when this new notification came to them. Roger Frackman said "The letter to Mrs. Martha Frackman, who was Paul Frackman`s mother, really caused some grief because somehow the parents had already been contacted about my dad, via some other method that is unclear now. Then about 2 1/2 weeks later this letter arrived and my Dad`s father, Franz, about had a stroke".


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Paul Frackman

S/Sgt. Paul H Frackman was assigned to the 459th BG 756th Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Tail Gunner.


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The following information on Paul Frackman is gathered and extracted from military records. We have many documents and copies of documents, including military award documents. It is from these documents that we have found this information on S/Sgt. Frackman. These serviceman's records are nowhere near complete and we are always looking for more material. If you can help add to Paul Frackman's military record please contact us.

  Rank General Order Date Notes Award Ribbon & Device

Paul Frackman

Cpl

5108

12/22/1944

 

AM

Air Medal (AM)

Paul Frackman

Sgt

671

02/14/1945

 

AM/1OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Paul Frackman

Sgt

1777

03/26/1945

 

AM/2OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Paul Frackman

S/Sgt

2688

04/23/1945

 

AM/3OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

PAUL FRACKMAN

SSGT

2689

04/23/1945

 

AM/3OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

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