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453rd Bomb Group sergeants Wilbur Stites and Winford Pace with an unknown girlfriend.

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  • 453rd Bomb Group

    453rd Bomb Group

    Group
    As well as strategic bombardment missions, the 453rd Bomb Group also ferried cargo on two occasions. They hauled petrol, blankets, and rations to France in September 1944 and dropped ammunition, food and medical supplies near Wesel during the airborne...

  • 734th Bomb Squadron

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  • Winford Pace

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 734BS, 453BG, 8AF USAAF. On 17-Oct-44 on mission to Cologne in B-24 42-95312, AC received flak damage causing fuel to leak. After 3 engines quit crew baled out inside friendly lines and all returned to duty RTD. ETD ...

  • Wilbur Stites

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 734BS, 453BG, 8AF USAAF. On 17-Oct-44 on mission to Cologne in B-24 42-95312, AC received flak damage causing fuel to leak. After 3 engines quit crew baled out inside friendly lines and all returned to duty RTD. 35 x combat missions. ETD ...

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Date Contributor Update
27 August 2016 21:25:02 WD-C Mustang Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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