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Clarence J Adams

Military

Assigned to BG, 8AF USAAF.

Awards: DFC, AM (2OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (2 x Battle stars).

Service

Units served with

  • 490th Bomb Group

    490th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 490th Bomb Group, like the 486th and 487th Bomb Groups transitioned from flying B-24 Liberators to B-17 Flying Fortresses, which were used in combat missions from late August 1944. Based at Eye, Suffolk, the Group were focused in the early months...

  • 8th Air Force

Associated Place

  • Eye

    Military site : airfield
    Eye air base was not a Class A base but was constructed to a less demanding standard by the 827th and 859th Battalions of U.S. Army Engineers in 1943 and was finished in early 1944. Unusually, a group of its hardstandings were on the other side of the...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 March 2018 10:28:43 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, awards, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Key Image ID.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:18 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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