Samuel Zimmerman

Sgt. Samuel E Zimmerman was assigned to the 301st BG 419th Squadron. He was from Stoneboro PA
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Turret Gunner.

Sgt. Samuel E Zimmerman passed away in January of 1989 in Pleasantville, PA, just before his 64th birthday.
While serving as a turret gunner, the structure from his area was shot out from under him. He had to hang onto wires or metal until the plane landed. The crew did not expect to find him still alive. Sgt. Samuel E Zimmerman passed away in January of 1989 in Pleasantville, PA, just before his 64th birthday.
While serving as a turret gunner, the structure from his area was shot out from under him. He had to hang onto wires or metal until the plane landed. The crew did not expect to find him still alive.

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Rank Order Date Award Ribbon & Device

SGT

1691

03/23/1945

AM

Air Medal (AM)

Sgt

2965

05/02/1945

AM/1OLC

Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

5/2/1945 General Orders 2965 AM
3/23/1945 General Orders 1691 AM
5/2/1945 General Orders 2965 AM


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