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"Major Charles C Kegelman USA ETO pilot of bomber which made a low altitude raid July 4th. The Major received the Distinguished Service Cross for this action."

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  • 301st Bomb Group

    301st Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 3-February-1942 at Geiger Field, Washington and equipped with B-17s. On 27-May-1942 the ground unit moved to Alamogordo Army Air Field, New Mexico, and the aircraft went to Muroc Army Air Field (now Edwards Air Force Base), California for...

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  • Charles Kegelman

    Military | Major | Pilot
    Kegelman received the Distinguished Flying Cross for the 8th Air Force's first bombing action over Europe on 4 July 1942. The right propeller of his Douglas Boston was shot away by flak while over the target at De Koog. Further ground fire caused...

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Date Contributor Update
29 March 2018 13:04:08 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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