Bernard Weiner

2nd Lt    0-749604    613th
New York
1915 - 1943

Bombardier onboard 42-31064 (Hey Lou)

Madingley cemetery, Camebridge, England.
Wall of missing
1915 - 1943

     bernard was born 1915, Kings, New York.
     On Aug 4, 1942 he enlisted to the aircorps.

     In 1943 he arrived in England to join the 401st BG
     His last mission, Dec 31, 1943, Target: Cognac, France, the aircraft was hit by flak over the target and had
     to leave formation.
     At this point it was attacked by some enemy fighters and was last seen smoking and diving into the clouds.
     Wreckage of the aircraft was found out beyond St. Catherine's Point on the South of England.
     Unfortunately Bernard didn't survived this crash.

     He was awarded with an Air Medal and a Purple Heart Medal

     In 1943, when Bernard died on the age of 28 he left behind his family :

         His father, Sam Weiner, age 55
         His mother, Sarah Weiner, age 50
         His sister, Pauline Weiner, age 24

Mission to Cognac, crashed beyond St. Catherine's Point, England

This is all there is to tell about the plane " Hey Lou ".
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