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William T Alford

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 492nd Bomb Group

    492nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group, after flying similar missions to other heavy bomb groups until the late summer of 1944, took up 'Carpetbagger' missions, transporting agents, supplies and propaganda leaflets to southern France. The Group was taking on the role of...

  • 801st Bomb Group

    801st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 801st Bomb Group was established as part of the Eighth Air Force in late March 1944 to carry out 'Carpetbagger' missions. These were night missions over France and other parts of occupied Europes to support resistance forces by dropping in agents,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Plainview, Texas

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:46 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

801st BG Roster, http://www.801492.org/MainMenu.htm / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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