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Donald E Eastwood

Military

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...

  • 731st Bomb Squadron

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 Red Oak, Iowa

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 December 2016 20:39:48 keatinglyn Changes to service number, highest rank, role and media associations
Sources

photos and citation from George H Keating personal collection

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:28 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

1999 Unit Roster / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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