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Clyde Wilhite

Military

Transfer from 389th BG to 493rd BG, Debach, 10th June 1944. Appointed Assistant Group Bombardier. Last listed Officer's Roster 31st July 1944.

Service

Units served with

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 493rd Bomb Group

    493rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 493rd Bomb Group was the last Eighth Air Force Group to become operational, flying their first combat mission from Debach, Suffolk, on D-Day, 6 June 1944. The Group was known as "the Fighting 493rd", named by their Commanding Officer Colonel Elbert...

  • Headquarters (493rd Bomb Group)

Events

Event Location Date
Born Greensbrier, Tennessee

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 July 2018 16:20:37 Darren Jelley Changes to service number, role, biography, events and unit associations
Sources

493rd BG Archives

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:33 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

389th BG Roster / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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