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Richard E Adkins

Military

28 missions: 1943 - Sept 9 St. Omer; Oct 9 Danzig; 18 Diversion; Nov 3 Wilhelmshaven; 5 Munster; Dec 24 Hesdin; 31 Cognac; 1944 - Jan 29 Frankfurt; 30 Brunswick; Feb 13 Siracourt; 20 Gotha; 22 Gotha; 28 Buchy; Mar 5 Bergerac; 6 Berlin; 8 Berlin; 11 Wizernes; 13 Siracourt; 16 Frederickshaven; 18 Frederickshaven; 22 Berlin; 23 Handorf; 29 Pas de Calais; Apr 1 Ludwigshaven; 8 Brunswick; 9 Tutow; 10 Bourges; 11 Burnburg. Completed the war flying a P-51 Mustang and discharged in 1946

DFC/ Air Medal w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster/ Unit Presidential Citation

Service

Units served with

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 409th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Born Bakersfield, California 4 February 1922
Died 8 January 2004

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:29 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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