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William S Hanna

Military

May 4 1944 Elwood was flying ship 107191 in the number two position in the lead element of the low squadron and Lt Ford was flying the number 3 position. Elwood said, "before the accident occurred one of my crew told me to watch Ford's shi

OLC

Service

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  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allied...

  • 600th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:43 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum Membership List, July 2000

398th History, Vol 1; Fortresses Over Nuthampstead, pg 17

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