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James R Atkins

Military

Promoted to Sergeant on AAF Station 106 Special Oders #20 dated 28 May 1943.

Service

Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • Detachment A (1061st Military Police Company)

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...

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19 February 2016 02:02:59 bombercommand Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, unit associations, place associations and media associations
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