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Lester L Osborn


Detailed as Station defense Officer (Additional) vice 1LT William Morganstein (Primary) on AAF station 106 Special Orders #97 dated 17 May 1944.


Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 1140th Military Police Company

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...


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