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Norman R Adair

Military

Assigned to the 384th BG, 547th BS on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #77 dated 21 August 1943 (not as a member of a crew). 25 combat missions.

Service

People

Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 547th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-38013 "NEVADA AVENGER"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/11/43; New Castle 10/12/43; Presque Is 15/12/43; Assigned 547BS/384BG [SO-C] Grafton Underwood 21/1/44; sal battle damaged 27/4/44. NEVADA AVENGER. ...

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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Left main gear would not extend Grafton Underwood, Kettering, Northamptonshire NN14, UK 31 March 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 January 2017 02:29:54 bombercommand Changes to media associations
Sources

http://www.384thbombgroup.com/

Date Contributor Update
05 August 2015 19:15:09 bombercommand Changes to awards
Sources

http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/person.php?PersonKey=53

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Date Contributor Update
17 February 2015 23:39:32 bombercommand Changes to service number, highest rank, biography, events, person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

384thbombgroup.com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:41 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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