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Lt. Francis C Clark (ex 398th BG)

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    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

    492nd Bomb Group

    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...

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

People

  • 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.

Revisions

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

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