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Joseph T Marks

Military

DFC, Air Medal w 3/Oak Leaf Cluster

Service

Units served with

  • 351st Bomb Group

    351st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 351st Bomb Group flew strategic bombing missions from their base at Polebrook, Northamptonshire from April 1943 to June 1945. The Group's most famous member was Hollywood actor Clark Gable, who flew four/ five missions with them as an observer...

  • 511th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Polebrook

    Military site : airfield
    Polebrook was laid down for RAF Bomber Command use in 1940-1941. Built by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd, it had short runways which were lengthened for USAAF heavy bomber use. The RAF used the base for operational trials - including of B-17 Flying...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 31 December 1922

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 April 2018 13:52:30 Lucy May Changes to service number, role and place associations
Sources

https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=929&mtch=1&cat=WR26&tf...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:34 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self

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