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Thomas F. Rice, Jr., 1st Lt.



  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 492nd Bomb Group

    492nd Bomb Group

    The 492nd Bomb Group, after flying similar missions to other heavy bomb groups until the late summer of 1944, took up 'Carpetbagger' missions, transporting agents, supplies and propaganda leaflets to southern France. The Group was taking on the role of...

  • 857th Bomb Squadron


  • Thomas Rice

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator/Bombardier
    First Lieutenant Thomas R. Rice, Jr., veteran navigator-bombardier of 30 missions over Europe and member of the Caterpillar Club, was born in Hartford, Connecticut on March 1, 1921. ...


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16 January 2018 18:55:22 luannerice Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations

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