Herman Elkin Grossman
Born 12/2/1921 in Syracuse, NY
Died 8/15/1993 in Syracuse, NY


Herman enlisted in the Army in 1942. He was shot down in the Schweinfurt raid over Germany and spent 21 months as a prisoner of war in Stalag 17. He was employed by Penfield Mfg Co, and he retired in 1991. Herman and his wife Jeanne lived in Syracuse and Lake Worth FL. He was a member of Temple Society of Concord, Lafayette Country Club, and Poinciana Country Club, Lake Worth.

Family links:
Samuel L. Grossman (1893 - 1977)
Celia Rubin Grossman (1893 - 1989)

Belle L. Grossman Silverman (1918 - 2000)*
Leonard Grossman (1919 - 2005)*
Herman Elkin Grossman (1921 - 1993)
Burial Location
Herman was a B-17 waist gunner during WWII, assigned to 381st BG 532nd BS, POW on 17 Aug 1943 (mission to Schweinfurt). This pic taken on 15 July 1943, standing but not identified.