Harvey Kaufman

1st Lt. Harvey D Kaufman was assigned to the 301st BG 419th Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Bombardier.

1st Lt. Harvey D. Kaufman passed away January 24, 2014 in New York City.

Born in Springfield, Mass. He was 93 years YOUNG. A voracious reader. Humble. A gentle man and a gentlemen. He was born April 13, 1920, so he was just a few months away from 94. He was married 66 years.

His daughter Melinda misses him dearly..!


1st Lt. Harvey D Kaufman - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

1st Lt. Harvey D Kaufman

Flew 50 missions between June 9, 1943 and November 8, 1943


1st Lt. Harvey Kaufman receives awards from Col. Joseph P. Bailey - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

1st Lt. Harvey Kaufman receives awards from Col. Joseph P. Bailey

1st Lt. Harvey Kaufman - 419th Squadron decorated by Col. Bailey in Hobbs, NM in August 1944. He is awarded Air Medal with one Silver and four Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters for the 50 missions he flew for the 301st Bomb Group in North Africa. - 301st BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

1st Lt. Harvey Kaufman - 419th Squadron decorated by Col. Bailey in Hobbs, NM in August 1944. He is awarded Air Medal with one Silver and four Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters for the 50 missions he flew for the 301st Bomb Group in North Africa.

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Rank Order Date Award Ribbon & Device

2LT

GO 28

11/26/1943

AM/5OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

2LT

GO 28

11/26/1943

AM/6OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

2LT

GO 28

11/26/1943

AM/7OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

2LT

GO 28

11/26/1943

AM/8OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

2LT

GO 28

11/26/1943

AM/9OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

1st Lt.

 

08/01/1944

AM/9OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

6/8/1943

New Crew PDF

Missions and List PDF

Newspaper Article PDF

Separation Record PDF

Separation Record PDF

Award of Decoration PDF

Commission PDF

Personal Album of Harvey Kaufman


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