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Colonel Gerry Mason of the 448th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Col Gerry Mason CO 448 BG, 3/4/44- ex CBI to USA 11/44.'



  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb 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...


  • Gerry Mason

    Military | Colonel | Pilot; Commanding Officer of 448th BG
    Commanding Officer of the 448th Bomb Group based at Seething from April 1944 to November 1944. 25 missions over Himalaya 'Hump' while executive officer, Indo-China Air Transport Wing. DFC/ AM


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

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