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Lt. Francis C Clark (ex 398th BG)



  • 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. ...

  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allied...

  • 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...

  • 1st Scouting Force
  • 602nd Bomb Squadron
  • 857th Bomb Squadron


  • Francis Clark

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-pilot / Fighter pilot
    Assigned to 602BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF B-17 pilot. Transferred 385FS, 1SF, 8AF USAAF. Transferred 383FS, 1SF, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 857BS, 492BG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: DFC, AM, WWII Victory, EAME.


Date Contributor Update
17 January 2018 12:23:42 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations