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Jack Arnold

Military

See Brave Men, The Flying Wedge, by Ernie Pyle. See also, informaiton on William Collins.

Service

People

  • William Collins

    Military | B-26 Marauder Pilot | 323rd Bomb Group
    Mentioning Chief Collins to any member of the 456th BS elicited an immediate smile and chuckles. "He was a character!" according to, it seems, everyone. Hands down, Chief Collins is one of the most endearing members of the 456th. He combined a sense...

Units served with

  • 323rd Bomb Group

    323rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 323rd Bombardment Group operated with B-26 Marauders, American medium bombers. They were the first Eighth Air Force Group to fly a medium level bombing mission with this aircraft on 16 July 1943. After flying a total of 33 missions with the Eighth,...

  • 456th Bomb Squadron

    456th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Selected Bibliography of Publications: ...

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Beaulieu

    Military site : airfield
    The first airfield site was near East Boldre, used before the First World War. A Royal Flying Corps and RAF station during the First World War, it was sold and dismantled from 1920-1924, though the land was used as a private airfield from 1933 to 1938....

  • Earls Colne

    Military site : airfield
    Earls Colne was built in 1941 as an airfield for No.3 Group, RAF Bomber Command, although never used as such. Assigned to the US Eighth Air Force (as Station 358) in 1942, its 36 hardstands were increased to 50, bringing the airfield up to Air Ministry...

  • Marks Hall

    Military site : non-airfield
    Marks Hall estate was requisitioned in 1941 for the construction of Earls Colne airfield (USAAF Station 358). ...

  • Laon/Athies

    Military site : airfield

  • Lessay

    Military site : airfield

  • Chartes Airdrome

    Military site : airfield

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05 May 2016 23:16:18 JMF Created entry with surname, firstname, nickname, nationality, role, biography, person associations, unit associations and place associations
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