He registered for the WWII draft in 1940, employed by Samuel Liebowitz, resided at 4838 N. 9th St., Philadelphia, PA, and described himself as 5’10”, 160 lbs, with brown hair and blue eyes. He enlisted in the USAAF at Camp Lee, Virginia, on 26 July 1941. He earned his commission. He was sent overseas to India in June 1944. On 10 April 1945 a B-25J, # 44-28849, assigned to 10th Air Force, 341st Bomb Group, 490th Bomb Squadron, Warazup, Burma, departed the airfield on a flight to Shingbwiyang, Burma, then to Ledo, India. It was last seen at about 1238 IST at Shingbwiyang. A search for the B-25 was flown by Lt.Col. Robert A. Erdin on 11 April 1945 from 0930 to 1100 and he searched the same flight course again from 1400 to 1530 hours IST. Nothing sighted. Air Jungle Rescue was notified 11 April 1945. He was a passenger on this fatal flight. He is remembered on the tablets of the missing in the Manila American Cemetery & Memorial, Philippines.

 

His brother, Samuel I. Liebowitz, born 12 July 1914, served in the U.S. Army, # 33952929, from 11 January 1945 to 27 February 1946.

WEINTRAUB, SAMUEL, Sergeant, # 32248255, USAAF

 

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Samuel Weintraub enlisted in the USAAF and, after training was assigned to the Quartermaster Corps, 1106th QM Air Service Group, 301st Air Service Squadron. He was a passenger on the flight. . On 10 April 1945 a B-25J, # 44-28849, assigned to 10th Air Force, 341st Bomb Group, 490th Bomb Squadron, Warazup, Burma, departed the airfield on a flight to Shingbwiyang, Burma, then to Ledo, India. It was last seen at about 1238 IST at Shingbwiyang. A search for the B-25 was flown by Lt.Col. Robert A. Erdin on 11 April 1945 from 0930 to 1100 and he searched the same flight course again from 1400 to 1530 hours IST. Nothing sighted. Air Jungle Rescue was notified 11 April 1945. He is remembered on the tablets of the missing in the Manila American Cemetery & Memorial, Philippines.