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Lt. Arthur (Sam) Hostettler ( 1944?)



  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...

  • 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...

  • 367th Bomb Squadron
  • 856th Bomb Squadron


  • Arthur Hostettler

    Military | Captain | Bombardier
    Arthur Samuel Hostettler was my Great Uncle. He trained in Alamogordo, New Mexico. He was 1st Lt. Bombardier MOS 1035 assigned to 492 BG, 856BS as crew 608 (Hadden Crew). On 18 Jul 44 he was promoted to Capt. he was transferred to the 306th BG. ...


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12 February 2019 22:30:15 Swgeewi Created entry with collection, caption and unit associations