During an air attack on Turin (Italy) on August 12, 1943 flight sergeant Aaron’s bomber was attack by a night fighter and was hit. The bomber was heavily damaged by this attack. The navigator was killed and other members of the crew were badly injured. Aaron’s jaw was smashed and a part of his face had been shattered. He was hit also in his lung and he couldn’t move his right arm. In spite of his heavy wounds Aaron was still able to stabilize the aircraft on 3000ft. After he had regained his strength he made a difficult landing. Nine hours later he died to his wounds.
Arthur Louis Aaron is buried at the Bone War Cemetery, Algeria