10 missions on B-24 from July 12, 1944 to August 24, 1944. 25 missions n B-17 from September 25, 1944 to January 7, 1945.
Also appears on 487th Bomb Group Roster.
AM w/ 5 Oak Leaf Cluster
Units served with
After forming part of the American defence force, first on America's east coast and then on its west, the Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force in April 1944 and entered combat in May 1944. The Group helped with the preparation for the Normandy...
The 487th Bomb Group began operations as preparations for D-Day were reaching their crescendo and played their part by bombing airfields in northern France. Like the 486th Bomb Group, the 487th switched to B-17 Flying Fortress for missions from 1...
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