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"1st Lt I.M McMillin, bombardier of the 490th Bomb Gruop, wearing the Distinguished Flying Cross, presented to him on 7-Dec-44 at an airbase in England."



  • 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. ...

  • 490th Bomb Group

    490th Bomb Group

    The 490th Bomb Group, like the 486th and 487th Bomb Groups transitioned from flying B-24 Liberators to B-17 Flying Fortresses, which were used in combat missions from late August 1944. Based at Eye, Suffolk, the Group were focused in the early months...

  • 849th Bomb Squadron


  • Ira McMillin

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Assigned to 849BS, 490BG, 8AF USAAF. Member of McNulty crew. Awards: DFC, AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.


Date Contributor Update
08 March 2018 13:22:16 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations