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IWM catalogue record

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Colonel Charles B Westover of the 448th Bomb Group. The image has been signed: 'To Pat, with best regards.[illegible]' Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Col Charles B Westover, CO 448 14/11/44-27/5/45 to USA for B-29 training.'

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Units

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 448th Bombardment Group was organized on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May 1943 at Gowen Field, near Boise, Idaho. The initial training of the air crews took place in Florida. The entire group was assembled Wendover Field, Utah. Both air and...

People

  • Charles Westover

    Military | Lieutenant General | Commanding Officer of 448th BG; Chief of Staff
    Commanding Officer of the 448th Bomb Group based at Seething from November 1944 to May 1945. AM/ DFC

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:27:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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