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Sheldon Weiner, taken at Horsham St. Faith, 1944.

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Units

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 755th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Sheldon Weiner

    Military | Flight Officer | Bombardier
    Evaded (EVD) Crashed at Koblenz on 9/9/44 in B-24 Rough Riders #4129342

Aircraft

Missions

  • 572

    25 August 1944

  • 605

    5 September 1944

  • 611

    8 September 1944
    We snafued on the bomb run and missed all the flak.

  • 614

    9 September 1944
    A burst of flak put a big hole in the nose throwing glass in Antonacci's eyes. Other hits were in the wing and tail. One went through the waist and exploded an oxygen bottle.

Locations

  • Horsham St Faith

    Military site : airfield
    Horsham St Faith was an RAF Bomber Command Station opened in June 1940. It was home to Bristol Blenheim medium-bombers, and was for a time occupied by fighters, including those of No. 19 Squadron and No. 264 Squadron. From September 1942 the airfield...

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17 October 2016 15:45:42 SusanW Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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