DANOVITZ, ALBERT EDWARD, Master Sergeant, # 13054811, USAAF
Albert Edward (Alexander) Danovitz was born on 26 March 1916 in Pennsylvania to Charles Danovitz (1891- ) and Fannie Danovitz (1891- ) (both born in Kiev, Russia). A brother, Milton Danovitz (1921-2006), lived at 2629 N. Carlie St., Roosevelt California. In 1950, his parents lived at 2431 N. Patton St., Philadelphia, PA. Another brother was Bernard Danovitz (1913- ), who in 1950 lived at 2629 N. Corlies St., Philadelphia, PA. The brothers were Jewish warriors.
He registered for the WW II draft in 1940 and described himself as 5’10”, 155 lbs, with brown hair and eyes. He enlisted in 9 March 1942 was in the U.S. through 19 July 1943. He was trained extensively in the mechanical maintenance and repir of the B-25 Mitchell. He was sent overseas to India. On 26 January 1944, a B-25H, # 43-4282, assigned to the 14th Air Force, 1st Bomb Group, 2nd Bomb Squadron, Li Chin Chen field, China, departed the base at Wuchow, China, on an alert mission to Kweilin, China. It was last sighted at about 1400 hours. The base operations officer last saw the aircraft at Wuchow, China. Its last known location was the mountain of Hwang-Chia-Wen, 12th Pao Liang-Yu village, Hunan province, 150 kilometers South of Hongyang China.
His brother, Milton Danovitz, born 15 January 1921, served in the U.S. Army (service # 33947609), and enlisted 8 June 1944 in New Cumberland, PA. He was honorably discharged 24 March 1945. He died 14 November 2006. His brother, Bernard Danovitz, born 23 March 1913, served in the U.S. Army (service # 33468646), from 23 November 1942 through 19 February 1946.