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William R Chapman

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 467th Bomb Group

    467th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 467th Bomb Group, or the "Rackheath Aggies" as they came to be known, flew B-24 Liberators on missions from April 1944. Its air crews became known for their accuracy and the Group had the best overall standing for accuracy within the Eighth Air...

Aircraft

  • 42-50599

    B-24 Liberator
    Force landed in Soviet controlled territory after being hit by flak. Two crew killed, navigator struck by flak, engineer blown out of aircraft. See the attached detaild report. Salvaged 4/1/45.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:37 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Healy, 3rd ed.

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