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Arnold George Woelfel

Military

Assigned to 4BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF. 30 x combat missions. ETD

Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Robert Bice

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 34th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 4BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF. 31 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 34th Bomb Group

    34th Bomb Group

    Group
    After forming part of the American defence force, first on America's east coast and then on its west, the Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force in April 1944 and entered combat in May 1944. The Group helped with the preparation for the Normandy...

  • 4th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-40458 'Picadilly Tilly'

    B-24 Liberator
    Transferred from the 861BS, 493BG, 8AF. Assignments in 34th BG - 391st BS, 7th BS and 4th BS. Later transferred to the 828BS, 485BG, 15AF where it was lost in Italy 2-Mar-45 - MACR 12710

Associated Place

  • Mendlesham

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1942-1943, Mendlesham's first flying unit was the RAF's No. 310 Squadron - a Czechoslovakian unit. The airfield then became home to the USAAF 34th Bomb Group. This unit flew missions from Mendlesham in B-24s and B-17s.

Events

Event Location Date
Born Buffalo, NY 11 September 1923
Enlisted Brooklyn Army Base, NY 2 February 1943

Brooklyn Army Base New York

Based Mendlesham June 1944 – October 1944

Assigned to 4BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died 6 April 2011
Buried Mount Carmel Cemetery Silver Creek, Chautauqua County, NY 9 April 2011

Mount Carmel Cemetery
Silver Creek, Chautauqua County, NY

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 November 2019 15:58:05 Al_Skiff Changes to events and media associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/671549464
https://www.fold3.com/record/86543892-arnold-g-woelfel
http://valortovictory.tripod.com/crews/Bice.htm
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/196755763/arnold-g_-woelfel

Date Contributor Update
07 November 2019 13:17:49 Al_Skiff Changes to surname, middlename, service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/671549464
https://www.fold3.com/record/86543892-arnold-g-woelfel
http://valortovictory.tripod.com/crews/Bice.htm
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/196755763/arnold-g_-woelfel

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:57 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

1996 34th BG Roster / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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