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"Lt Gen George E Stratemeyer and the generals who met him upon his arrival at the HQ, 1st Bomb Wing base in England pose for the photographer on 22-Apr-43. They are L-R: Brig Gen Haywood S Hansell, Gen Stratemeyer, unidentified officer, Brig Gen Newton Longfellow and Brig Gen Fred Anderson."

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Units

  • 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. ...

  • 1st Combat Bomb Wing

People

  • Frederick Anderson

    Military | General | Commanding General
    Formerly senior pilot and CG of 4th Bomb Wing at Marks Hall from May 1943. Then appointed CG VIII BC 1 July 1943 to January 1944. ...

  • Haywood Hansell

    Military | Major General | Commander
    He worked under Eisenhower and Spaatz. He was experienced in Intelligence. He was the one who selected the crew of the 'Memphis Belle' to go back to America. One of the most important founders of the Strategic Heavy Bombing method. He helped formulate...

  • Newton Longfellow

    Military | Brigadier General | Commanding General, 8th Air Force Bomber Command
    Formerly command pilot. CG VIII Bomber Command 2 December 1942 to 30 June 1943. Awards: SS, WWII Victory, EAME, CBE (Commander British Empire).

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 April 2018 15:01:23 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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