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Alfred H Boehme

Military

Flew 35 missions in 1944 with the 398th BG from Nuthampstead.

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People

  • Robert Blacker

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 398th Bomb Group
    35 missions June 1944 to November 1944 DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Norbert Greene

    Military | Technical Sergeant | 398th Bomb Group
    air medal

  • Stephen Horvath

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 398th Bomb Group
    Wounded in action 7 July 1944 on Leipzig mission Purple Heart (11 July 1944); air medal 23 Aug 1944

  • Raymond Jendrzejewski

    Military | Staff Sergeant | 398th Bomb Group
    Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Robert Knowles

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 398th Bomb Group
    35 missions. DFC/ AM w/ 5 Oak Leaf Cluster/ ETO/ GC/ WW II VM/ ATO

  • Robert Rowland

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball-turret gunner | 398th Bomb Group
    Bob Rowland flew 35 missions in 1944 with the 398th BG from Nuthampstead. air medal In 2017, Bob was awarded the French Legion d'Honneur.

  • Philip Sorensen

    Military | Staff Sergeant | 398th Bomb Group

  • Jack Withrow

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 398th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 602BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. Killed in Action (KIA) on 3 February 1945 near Kahlstorf (Lehmke), Germany in B-17 'Maude an Maria' #42-97387.

  • James Yip

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 398th Bomb Group
    Completed 35 combat missions from 27 June to 17 October 1944. DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ DUC/ EAME

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Units served with

  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allies...

  • 602nd Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Nuthampstead

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43, Nuthampstead was the nearest Eighth Air Force heavy bomber base to London. It had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. It was first occupied from September 1943 to April 1944 by the 55th...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 June 2019 11:59:01 RayWells Changes to person associations
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changes to crew associations

Date Contributor Update
12 April 2018 22:18:29 kboehme Changes to awards
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Kerry Boehme

Date Contributor Update
12 April 2018 22:17:11 kboehme Changes to biography
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Kerry Boehme

Date Contributor Update
12 April 2018 21:36:57 kboehme Changes to service number, biography and awards
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Kerry Boehme

Date Contributor Update
12 April 2018 21:25:11 kboehme Changes to nickname, highest rank and role
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Kerry Boehme

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:21 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

398th History, Vol 1 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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