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Lt. Bernard E Vaughan 493rd BG - 861st Sqd - November 1944 - England

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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...

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  • Bernard Vaughan

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    8th USAAF pilot with the 487th BG (July '44) and 493rd BG (July '44 - Mar '45). Credited with 33 combat missions (13/B24 & 20/B-17) from July-Dec 1944 including five missions to Merseburg. In addition to the bombing missions, during the month of Sept ...

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Date Contributor Update
25 February 2020 11:22:00 Michael Vaughan Changes to caption and unit associations
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Added association to 493rd BG

Date Contributor Update
15 August 2019 11:45:56 Michael Vaughan Changes to caption
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Michael Vaughan

Date Contributor Update
15 August 2019 11:45:07 Michael Vaughan Created entry
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Michael Vaughan

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