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Walter J Bond

Military

Assigned to 452BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF.

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Paul Shannon

    Military | Major | Bomber pilot | 322nd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 452BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Units served with

  • 322nd Bomb Group

    322nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 322nd Bombardment Squadron (Medium) was activated on 19-Jun-1942 at MacDill Field, Florida with B-26B Marauder aircraft. In late September 1942 the unit moved to Drane Field, Florida. The Ground echelon sailed for the UK aboard the Queen Elizabeth...

  • 452nd Bomb Squadron
  • 9th Air Force

Aircraft

  • 41-31819 'Mild and Bitter'

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 452BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. First B-26 in the European Theater of Operations to complete 100 operational missions. This was accomplished on an afternoon raid on a Nazi airfield at Evreux/Fauville, southwest of Rouen, France, 9-May-44. She had...

Associated Place

  • Andrews Field

    Military site : airfield
    The base was known as Great Saling when construction – by US Army engineers – began in 1942 but was renamed Andrews Field in honour of the memory of Gen. Frank M. Andrews, who was killed when the B-24 he was travelling in crash-landed in Iceland on 3...

Events

Event Location Date
Lived in Mesa, AZ, USA 1942
Based Andrews Field 1943 – 1944

Assigned to 452BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 May 2017 19:27:19 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

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