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George W Haggerty

Military

Staff Sergeant George W Haggerty was a right waist gunner for the lead crew of the 730th Bomb Squadron, 452nd Bomb Group.

Service

Units served with

  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

  • 730th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Deopham Green

    Military site : airfield
    Deopham Green was another air base constructed after America's entry into the war to Class A standards for use by the B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber. When the 452nd Bomb Group arrived in January 1943 they found a main runway of 2,000 yards, two...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 February 2015 10:55:54 rossingtonj Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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