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Lt Driggers awarded the Air Medal.

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Units

  • 449th Bomb Group

    449th Bomb Group

    Group
    The group was constituted as 449th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May at Davis-Monthan Field, Arizona.[2] its original components were the 716th,[3] 717th,[4] 718th,[5] and 719th Bombardment Squadrons.[6] ...

  • 718th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Clyde Driggers

    Military | First Lieutenant | pilot
    Lt Driggers was the pilot of B24 42-78341, "Th Inhooming Critter". He was shot down on mission # 95, July 9th ,1944, to Ploesti, Romania, in B24 42-78341. All nine members of the crew bailed out and were returned to allied control with the help of...

  • Kenneth Owens

    Military | gunner
    Shot down on July 9th , 1944 on mission to Ploesti , Romania. SSgt Owens was a waist gunner on B24 42-78341. All of the crew bailed out and were returned to allied control with the help of partisans. SSgt Owens was credited with shooting down 2 German...

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Date Contributor Update
26 January 2019 22:23:54 gfeindel Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

papers of Staff Sgt Kenneth Owens.

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