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Victor R Staknis

Military

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  • 493rd Bomb Group

    493rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 493rd Bomb Group were the last Eighth Air Force Group to become operational, flying their first combat mission from Debach, Suffolk, on D-Day, 6 June 1944. The Group was known as "the Fighting 493rd", named by their Commanding Officer Colonel...

  • 860th Bomb Squadron

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Date Contributor Update
06 June 2015 20:16:00 bombercommand Changes to place associations
Sources

Headquarters Eastern Command, US Strategic Forces in Europe, APO 798, Special Orders #77, 20 August 1944

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:29 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://493bgdebach.co.uk/roster_list.php

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