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Wesel Supply drop 24 March 1945. 853rd aircraft over flying British troops in Operation Varsity.

Connections

Units

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

  • 853rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Richard Rice

    Military | Pilot
    Richard P Rice was born in Gillespie, IL in 1924. He moved with his family to Bragg City, MO in 1929. He attended Missouri Military Academy, Mexico, MO graduating in 1942. He volunteered and was accepted into the USAAF Aviation Cadets program...

  • Ray Roberts

    Military | Corporal | Left Waist Gunner

Missions

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 July 2016 23:41:03 JimRice85 Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and mission associations
Sources

"Soldier's Yearbook" produced by US Army following war.

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