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James M Abbott

Military

Service

People

  • Clarence Thacker

    Military | Other | Pilot 97th Bomb Group/ 414th Squadron/ Transferred as Commander of 384th BG/ 547th Unit /41st Bomb Wing Heavy Group B and Group C1945
    Raised in Kissimmee Florida, Parents Omer S. Thacker and Jesse Wilder, Both Attorneys in Kissimmee Fl. Clarence Thacker Flew "Kissy-Me-Cowboy" #41-24473 originally named the "Exterminator" but he renamed when it was transfered to the 97th BG/414th SQ/...

Units served with

  • 97th Bomb Group

    97th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 97th Bomb Group flew the Eighth Air Force's first heavy bomber mission from the UK when they bombed a marshalling yard at Rouen on 17 August 1942. Just a month later though the Group were reassigned to the Twelfth Air Force and left England for the...

  • 414th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:40 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

97th Bomb Group Association, Inc., Roster - June 1, 2000 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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