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TSGT Louis N. Kassowitz
Birth: Dec. 1, 1911
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 1, 1943, Romania

Louis Kassowitz enlisted under the name Louis N. Kase.

Technical Sergeant in the U.S. Army Air Forces. Position: Radio Operator. Serial Number: 33059883. Killed in Action in Operation Tidal Wave, just south of his target in Campina (near Ploesti), Romania.

Received the Distinguished Unit Citation, Distinguished Service Cross and the Purple Heart.

United States World War II Army Enlistment Record, 1938-1946; "Name: Louis N Kase; Birth Year: 1911; Race: White, citizen (White); Nativity State or Country: Pennsylvania; State: Pennsylvania; County or City: Philadelphia; Enlistment Date: 28 May 1942; Enlistment State: Pennsylvania; Enlistment City: Wilkes Barre; Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA; Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA; Grade: Private; Grade Code: Private; Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law; Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men); Source: Civil Life; Education: 4 years of high school; Civil Occupation: Automatic Telephone System Maintenance Man; Marital Status: Single, without dependents; Height: 66; Weight: 148."

U.S. Rosters of World War II Dead, 1939-1945; "Name: Louis N Kase; Gender: Male; Race: White; Religion: Hebrew; Cemetery Name: Pennsylvania; Disposition: According to next of kin; Service Branch: Army; Rank: Technical Sergeant; Service Number: 33059883."

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 Parents:
  Jacob Kassowitz (1887 - 1959)
  Anna Brooks Kassowitz (1888 - 1969)
 
Inscription:
KASSOWITZ
Leyazar son of Yaacob Moshe
T/SGT. LOUIS N. KASE
BELOVED SON
HUSBAND AND BROTHER
DIED IN ACTION
AUG. 1, 1943
AGE 31 YEARS
 
Burial:
Mount Jacob Cemetery
Glenolden
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section C, Lot 67, Grave 4
 
Created by: Rajordan
Record added: Dec 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45238387
TSGT Louis N. Kassowitz
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TSGT Louis N. Kassowitz
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TSGT Louis N. Kassowitz
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Thanks,
- myrt
 Added: Oct. 8, 2015
Gone, but not forgotten.
- Rajordan
 Added: Aug. 23, 2015
Thank you for your service and sacrifice for our nation.
- Paull B. Gunderson
 Added: Apr. 10, 2013
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