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Newton Longfellow


Formerly command pilot. CG VIII Bomber Command 2 December 1942 to 30 June 1943.

Awards: SS, WWII Victory, EAME, CBE (Commander British Empire).

Post war: Retired 31-Jan-50.


Units served with


Associated Place

  • High Wycombe

    Military site : non-airfield
    Not the site of RAF High Wycombe, this was the Headquarters of Eighth Air Force Bomber Command (Pinetree). Situated on land and in a house formerly occupied by Wycombe Abbey School and restored to them by the US on 9 May 1946. ...


Event Location Date
Born Chicago, Illinois 1 January 1890
Based 2 December 1942 – 30 June 1943

Commanded VIII Bomber Command.

Died California, USA 1 May 1970


Date Contributor Update
07 April 2018 08:19:28 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:31 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / The Mighty Eighth by Roger FreemanR. Manning Ancell, The Biographical Dictionary Of World War II Generals And Flag Officers