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"S/Sgt Verne Woodward [ Greenwich, NY ] waist gunner on a B-17 of the pioneer heavy bombardment group of the 8th AF, turns the crank on an emergency radio transmitter. 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. ...

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

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  • Vern Woodward

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner ; Flight Engineer
    Flew from Jan 1944 thru Oct 1944, First aircraft lasted one mission, was shot up so bad it was scrapped, missions date was 29 Jan 44 to Frankfort, Plane name was Man-O-War Horsepower Ltd. He flew most of his missions on this plane. His last mission was...


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10 April 2018 15:59:04 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations