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Richard T Cole

Military

Joined Sqd 10/3/44. Trans/491 BG 10/16/44.

Service

Units served with

  • 14th Combat Bomb Wing
  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

  • 68th Bomb Squadron
  • Headquarters (44th Bomb Group)

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:46 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Webb Todd, 14th Combat Bombardment Wing (H) by William B. Taylor

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