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Howard R Carlson

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Howard R. Carlson followed his brother (Gilbert Carlson) into the Air Corps on 23 Feb 1943 and was stationed in Italy (1944-45) where he was a co-pilot on a B-24 Liberator with the 464th Bomb Group, 778th BS, 15th Air Force. He was discharged on 16 Aug 1945 and returned to NJ.

Service

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  • Gilbert Carlson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Shot down 12 August 1943 in B-17 #423162 'Buccaneer. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Units served with

  • 464th Bomb Group

    464th Bomb Group

    Group
    A Consolidated History of the 464th Bomb Group ...

  • 778th Bomb Squadron

    778th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Established as a B-24 Liberator heavy bomber squadron in mid-1943, trained under Second Air Force. Deployed to Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO), October 1943, becoming a Fifteenth Air Force heavy bomb squadron, attacking enemy targets both in...

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Event Location Date
Lived in New Jersey, USA 1945

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Date Contributor Update
24 November 2015 01:19:01 intrepid Changes to biography and person associations
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24 November 2015 01:15:25 intrepid Changes to highest rank and role
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Date Contributor Update
24 November 2015 01:12:17 intrepid Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname and nationality
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