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"Lt. Borman and crew of the 849th Bomb Squadron, 490th Bomb Group pose beside their Consolidated B-24 at an 8th Air Force base in England. 22 March 1944."

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Units

  • 490th Bomb Group

    490th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 490th Bomb Group, like the 486th and 487th Bomb Groups transitioned from flying B-24 Liberators to B-17 Flying Fortresses, which were used in combat missions from late August 1944. Based at Eye, Suffolk, the Group were focused in the early months...

  • 849th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Stanley Bond

    Military | Private | Airplane Mechanic-Gunner
    Assigned to 849BS 490BG, 8AF USAAF. Member of Borman crew. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME(2 battle stars).

  • Fred Borman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Assigned to 849BS 490BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Clarence Gill

    Military | Sergeant | Airplane Armorer-Gunner
    Assigned to 849BS 490BG, 8AF USAAF. Member of Borman crew. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Edward Healy

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot / Pilot
    Assigned to 849BS 490BG, 8AF USAAF. Member of Borman crew. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Donald Holbrook

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Airplane Mechanic-Gunner
    Assigned to 849BS 490BG, 8AF USAAF. Member of Borman crew. ETD Awards: DFC (OLC), AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Charles Middleton

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator - Mechanic Gunner, AAF
    Assigned to 849BS 490BG, 8AF USAAF. Member of Borman crew. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Robert Moore

    Military | Captain | Navigator
    Assigned to 849BS 490BG, 8AF USAAF. Member of Borman crew. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • John Palcich

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Assigned to 849BS, 490BG, 8AF USAAF. Member of Borman crew. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Leonard Payne

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Airplane Armorer-Gunner
    Assigned to 849BS 490BG, 8AF USAAF. Member of Borman crew. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (2OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Harvey Shepherd

    Military | Sergeant | Airplane Armorer-Gunner
    Assigned to 849BS 490BG, 8AF USAAF. Member of Borman crew. 35 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (4OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (4 battle stars).

Aircraft

  • 42-50291 Classy Chassis II

    B-24 Liberator
    Classy Chassis II was one of two refurbished B-24 heavy bombers, being made ready for delivery when it departed Base Air Depot 2 (BAD2) at Warton on a test flight. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 December 2019 17:46:59 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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