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Trent Ackerman

Military

Joined Sqd 11/10/44. Completed 28 missions. Returned to ZOI 5/30/45. Flew 42-95001 home.

Service

Units served with

  • 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...

  • 68th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Shipdham

    Military site : airfield
    Shipdham was built in 1941-1942, the first US heavy bomber airfield in the English county of Norfolk. It was a standard design, with T2-type hangars and a domestic site dispersed to the south east. Improvements were carried out to increase the number...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 October 2014 09:57:14 Emily Changes to highest rank and place associations
Sources

Data update from National Museum of Mighty Eighth Air Force, September 15 2014.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:15 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Webb Todd

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