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Technical Sergeant Orville K. Whitcanack, Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner, 493rd Bomb Group

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  • 493rd Bomb Group

    493rd Bomb Group

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    The 493rd Bomb Group was the last Eighth Air Force Group to become operational, flying their first combat mission from Debach, Suffolk, on D-Day, 6 June 1944. The Group was known as "the Fighting 493rd", named by their Commanding Officer Colonel Elbert...

  • 860th Bomb Squadron

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Date Contributor Update
22 May 2018 14:19:22 general ira snapsorter Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations
Sources

"Iowans of the Mighty Eighth", Chapter 22 "Biographies", by Charles D Taylor.

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