1/Lt. Marvin Satenstein


(F. Birtciel)

1/Lt. Marvin Satenstein

343rd FS   08 September 1944 - March 1945

Assigned Aircraft

P-51D CY-U
P-51D CY-W 44-14379 "Pudgey" (K. Esberger)
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Mission History

Completed a combat tour

Mission List

55th FG  Mission #

Date Target

330

03 March 1945 Ruhland
Air Scores
Destroyed  
Probable  
Damaged  
Ground Scores
Destroyed  
Damaged
Score Detail 03 March 1945  (4)Me-109 damaged (ground) Prague/Letnany
Notes Born in 1920.
Home of record, New York.  Former self-employed paper broker in NYC.
Ground Crew - Tommy Lennon, Sgt. Joseph A. Miller, Sgt. Grodoski, and Michael J. Bracken
Assigned to 'C' Flight.
Radio Call Sign - Tudor 47
08 September 1944 - Joined the 343rd Fighter Squadron
October 1944 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
November 1944 - Awarded 1st Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal
February 1945 - Awarded 5th Oak Leaf Cluster to Air Medal
Flew 75 missions in Korea.
20 April 2000 - Passed away
Awards
Memories Obituary Published in the New York Times, 21st April 2000
SATENSTEIN - Marvin. Passed away April 20, 2000 after his courageous battle with cancer. Loving husband & best friend of Edna for forty-six years. Cherished father of Lisa, David and Paul. Devoted ''Papa'' to Christina, Ryann, Taren, Cody, Kyle and Jaden. He was a self-employed paper broker in NYC. He served as a fighter pilot in the U.S. Air Force in WWII and Korea. Recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross and other high honors, and retired as a Major in 1980. His other achievements include being an Eagle Scout, on the Board of Directors of Camp Poyntelle & Hexter and United Jewish Federation. Friends may call at Frank E. Campbell, 1076 Madison Ave. at 81st St., Saturday 6-9PM with service Sunday 10AM. Interment Sharon Gardens Cemetery, Valhalla, NY. Contributions in his memory may be made to any cancer-related cause.
Additional Photograph (L-R) Lt. Satenstein, Michael J. Bracken, Sgt. Joseph A. Miller and Sgt. Grodoski.
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