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Martin W Aaland

Military

Martin Aaland served with the 452nd Bomb Group. He re-enlisted after the war ended for one more year's service. He died in 1955.

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...

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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 9 October 1923
Lived in Bosque County, TX, USA November 1945
Enlisted Tucson, AZ, USA 1 November 1945
Died Seattle, WA, USA 13 July 1955
Buried Port Orchard, WA, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 October 2017 11:31:42 Lucy May Changes to service number, highest rank, biography and events
Sources

NARA Enlistment record: https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=1&cat=all&tf=...

https://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25151198

Date Contributor Update
10 December 2016 19:01:52 keatinglyn Changes to place associations
Sources

452nd BG Association loading list data base

Date Contributor Update
10 December 2016 18:53:15 keatinglyn Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, unit associations and media associations
Sources

452nd member list

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