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standing: Jack Mitchell, George Keating, McGuire
kneeling: Don Eastwood

Connections

Units

  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

  • 731st Bomb Squadron

People

  • Donald Eastwood

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | airplane mechanic

  • George Keating

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Crew Chief; Airplane Maintenance Technician; Instructor, Airplane Maintenance
    Received a bronze star from 3rd AD for for his outstanding performance of his duties in aircraft maintenance in 76 bombardment opertions against the enemy which resulted in no plane being forced to return because of mechanical failures. Campaigns:...

Locations

  • Deopham Green

    Military site : airfield
    Deopham Green was another air base constructed after America's entry into the war to Class A standards for use by the B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber. When the 452nd Bomb Group arrived in January 1943 they found a main runway of 2,000 yards, two...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 December 2016 22:29:42 keatinglyn Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

photographed from photo album in May 2010 during 452nd BG Association reunion

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