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Walter D Garland



Units served with

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    The 448th Bombardment Group was organized on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May 1943 at Gowen Field, near Boise, Idaho. The initial training of the air crews took place in Florida. The entire group was assembled Wendover Field, Utah. Both air and...

  • 712th Bomb Squadron


  • 41-28711 'Little Sheppard'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 712th Bomb Squadron, 448th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force (USAAF). Stalled out into a spin due to ice build up over English channel on mission to Brux, Czechoslovakia. Navigator bailed out before control was regained 21 Apr 1944. Failed to...


Date Contributor Update
23 July 2020 05:46:51 dmccullo Changes to highest rank and role

Updated Service details.

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23 July 2020 05:45:32 dmccullo Changes to media associations

Updated Media.

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12 July 2020 01:03:19 dmccullo Changes to media associations

Updated Key Image photo for Sgt Walter D Garland-Dan McCullough 07-11-2020.

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19 June 2019 13:26:17 GTGarland Changes to role

Personal discussions with my Uncle Walter,

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27 September 2014 18:26:49 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / SO#150, 6th Heavy Bomb.Proc HQ, Herington, Kansas 5 Nov 43