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SSgt Norbert Bengford in Flight JAcket

Connections

Units

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 567th Bomb Squadron

    567th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    567th Bombardment Squadron, 24 December 1942 - 13 September 1945 ...

People

  • Norbert Bengford

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Nose Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) Hit by flak and crashed at Moorimerfeld in B-24 42-109795

Aircraft

Locations

  • Hethel

    Military site : airfield
    Construction of Hethel airfield began in 1941, and was finished in late 1942. The number of hardstandings was increased from the planned 36 to 50 in 1942, in order to accommodate a full heavy bomb group. The 320th Bomb Group occupied the base for ten...

  • All Saints Church, Hethel

    Other location

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 July 2015 00:09:41 Gunner04 Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

US Army Air Corps Records

Date Contributor Update
28 July 2015 00:09:41 Gunner04 Changes to place associations
Sources

US Army Air Corps Records

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