Silent Heroes Project


Nathan B. Baskind 

Rank - First Lieutenant

Unit - 899th Tank Destroyer Battalion

Serial Number - O-1821810

Home State - Pennsylvania

Date of Birth - June 1, 1916

Date of Death - June 24, 1944

WWII: Burial Site - Tablets of the Missing, Normandy American Cemetery 


Nathan Baskind enlisted in the United States Army during WWII as a way to serve his country. He fought until he was captured by the Germans and became a prisoner of war, where he was declared dead in 1944. Him, along with millions of other couragous soldiers fought for our freedom.