Mark M. Hertz, 8th AF, 100th BG, Navigator-Bombardier, ex-POW

 
Mark M. Hertz, USAAF, 8th AF, 100th BG, Navigator and Bombardier
"2nd Lt Hertz shows up in records as flying as the Navigator on the [Capt. Henry F. Smith] Crew but left the crew after the July 8, 1944 Clamecy-Joigny mission to become a Pathfinder Bombardier (Lead Crew) with the 100th Bomb Group and the 95th Bomb Group."
2ND LT MARK M. HERTZ NAV/BOM POW 28 JUL 44 MERSEBURG
(SN# 0-700104 – SEE NOTE BELOW)
 
Biographical Information from the Library of Congress Veterans History project website.
An Oral History Interview at St. Thomas University is filed with the Library of Congress.
Name:
Mark M. Hertz
Place of Birth:
St. Paul, MN
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Branch of Service:
Army Air Forces/Corps
Unit of Service:
8th Air Force, 100th Bomb Group, 350th Bomb Squadron
Location of Service:
Thorpe-Abbot [Air Base], England; Stalag Luft III Prisoner of War (POW) camp, Germany
Highest Rank:
Second Lieutenant
Prisoner of War:
Yes
Service Related Injury: Yes.
 
Collection Information
Interviewer:
Jason Leonard
Contributor:
Ann Kenne
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
University of St. Thomas Libraries
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/16985
Subjects:
Hertz, Mark
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives
United States. Army Air Forces/Corps.
Prisoner of War (POW)
Cite as:
Mark Hertz Collection (AFC/2001/001/16985), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Repository Location:
University of St. Thomas Libraries
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