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Frederick N Dibble

Military

Assigned to 324BS, 91BG, 8AF USAAF.

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 324th Bomb Squadron

    324th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Home of the Memphis Belle

Aircraft

  • 42-5096

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Geiger 20/9/42; Redmond 24/12/42; Assigned 316BS/88BG Walla Walla 21/9/42; badly damaged by fire 15/1/43 with Bob Doak; rep. to Tinker 10/4/43; Walla Walla 17/5/43; 4117 BU Robins 6/8/43; 325 BU Avon Park 16/12/43; with Henry Rosine crash...

Associated Place

  • Bassingbourn

    Military site : airfield
    Now home to a museum all about the aifield and its USAAF residents (http://www.towermuseumbassingbourn.co.uk/) , Bassingbourn opened in 1938 as part of the RAF's pre-war expansion programme. The RAF continued to use it until late in 1942 when its long...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Illinois, USA 17 June 1920
Lived in Bronxville, NY, USA 1941
Enlisted 57 Patriot Ave, Chicopee, MA 01022, USA 25 February 1942

Westover Field
Chicopee Falls
Massachusetts

Based Bassingbourn 1943 – 1944

Assigned to 324BS, 91BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died Westchester County, NY, USA 29 August 1990

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 February 2017 21:08:02 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
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