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Capt Edward W Weldon Jr. 571BS, 390BG, 8AF.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 571st Bomb Squadron


  • Edward Weldon

    Military | Captain | Bomber pilot
    Shot down 10 October 1943 in B-17 42-3302 'Rick-O-Shay'. Prisoner of War (POW) at Stalag Luft III. He had completed 18 missions. Flew most of them on 'The Bad Penny'. ...


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