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Richard J Aarvig

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 702nd Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Born Pontiac, IL 61764, USA 16 April 1922
Died Pontiac, IL 61764, USA 23 September 2013
Buried Odell, IL 60460, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 November 2014 21:18:30 Deemax Changes to events
Sources

Pontiac Daily Leader Sept. 24, 2013

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:38 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Coleman personal account, History of the 445th Bomb Group by Rudolph Birsic / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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