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Staff Sergeant William J Addelson of the 493rd Bomb Group

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Units

  • 493rd Bomb Group

    493rd Bomb Group

    Group
    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...

  • 860th Bomb Squadron

People

  • William Addelson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Flew 34 missions as tail gunner over Germany., flew 2 secret missions to Sweden.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 November 2014 16:51:36 Memory Book Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
Sources

Image Courtesy of M William Hurlbutt via American Air Museum Memory Book Correspondence

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