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part two of Jimmy H Smith's World War two adventure with the 741st bomb squadron of the 455th Bomb Group.

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  • 455th Bomb Group

    455th Bomb Group

    Group
    The group was activated July 1943 with four essentially stand-alone bomb squadrons: 740th, 741st, 742nd, and 743rd. After a somewhat nomadic training regimen with dilapidated equipment, the pieces of the group came together at Langley, VA in October...

  • 741st Bomb Squadron

    741st Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Established as a B-24 Liberator heavy bombardment unit in mid-1943; assigned to II Bomber Command for training. Primarily trained in New Mexico and Utah received deployment orders for the Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO) in November 1943....

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Date Contributor Update
10 June 2020 20:56:23 ortSDXMdzjuWnpC Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and place associations
Sources

The biographaphical writings of Jimmy Smith, family member

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