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William E Buck Jr

Military

*Commander 325th bomb Squadron, 92nd Bomb Group
* Group Operations, unk - 1 May 1943
*Deputy Commanding Officer - 384th Bomb Group
*Assigned to the 384th Bomb Group Headquarters Detachment on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #111 dated 5 October 1943.

Service

People

  • Edward Bruni

    Military | Major | Bombardier | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Edward Bruni graduated from St. Mary of the Mount High School in 1934. He was a winning football coach of the high school from 1937-39, together with Eppie Graner, and coached three champion teams and one co-champion team in the Catholic League. ...

  • Lohnas Knapp

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    A 1940 graduate of Cornell University, Lohnas Knapp enlisted in the Air Corps in November 1941 and trained as a Navigator on B-17s. Sent overseas, he was assigned to the 92nd Bomb Group/407th Bomb Squadron. Slightly wounded on his 23rd mission during...

  • Harry McIntosh

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    A graduate of Suffern High School, Harry McIntosh enlisted in the Air Corps in 1941. After receiving his Pilot wings, he was sent overseas and assigned to the 92nd Bomb Group / 407th Bomb Squadron. His son reports that he had been a pilot of another B...

Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 325th Bomb Squadron
  • Headquarters (384th Bomb Group)

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Missouri, USA 19 November 1914
Commissioned West Point, NY, USA June 1940

Bachelor of Science, US Military Academy, 1940

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 March 2015 20:23:06 bombercommand Changes to service number, role, biography, events, unit associations and media associations
Sources

BIOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY OF THE EIGHTH AIR FORCE, 1942-1945, (Command and Staff Officers) by Russell A. Strong

Date Contributor Update
25 January 2015 11:28:40 bombercommand Changes to nickname
Sources

384thbombgroup,com

Date Contributor Update
25 January 2015 11:27:33 bombercommand Changes to suffix, nickname, service number, role, biography, unit associations and place associations
Sources

384thbombgroup,com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:54 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/PersonnelSearch.php?LastName=b...

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