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Eugene Herbert Snavely

Military

8th Air Force, G-3 Staff, September 1942
Operations Officer, 44th Bomb Group from January 1943 to July 1943.
Commanding Officer, 492nd Bomb Group from 26 January 1944 to 12 August 1944
Commanding Officer 44th Bomb Group from 15-Aug-1944 to 13-April-1945.

Service

People

  • Arthur Agan

    Military | Lieutenant General
    Chief, Tactical Operations, 8th Air Force, February 1942 to January 1944.

  • Edward Feldman

    Military | Sergeant
    Served in the staff of the Office of the Assistant G-3, 8th Air Force Headquarters.

  • John Gerhart

    Military | Colonel | Wing Commander/Group Commander/Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    Retired from the USAF in 1965 as a 4-star General ...

  • Woodrow Green

    Military | Sergeant
    Served in the staff of the Office of the Assistant G-3, 8th Air Force Headquarters.

  • John Hardy

    Military | Major | Chief of Operations
    In July 1942 General Hardy moved to England with the Eighth Air Force and served as chief of operations during 1943. For his work during this period of massive airpower buildup in England, General Hardy received the Distinguished Service Medal. With...

  • Leon Johnson

    Military | Brigadier General | Pilot; Commanding Officer | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Superior leadership during the Ploesti raid 1 August 1943 in B-24 #41-23817 'Suzy Q. ' ...

  • Douglas McCoy

    Military | Staff Sergeant
    Served in the staff of the Office of the Assistant G-3, 8th Air Force Headquarters.

  • Thomas Murphy

    Military | Sergeant
    Served in the staff of the Office of the Assistant G-3, 8th Air Force Headquarters.

  • Kermit Stevens

    Military | Colonel | Commanding Officer; Pilot | 303rd Bomb Group
    Stationed in Savannah when 8th AF formed; Commanding Officer 303rd BG from 19-Jul-43 to 1-Sep-44; led first daylight bombing mission over Norway SS/ DFC w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ AM w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Frederick Sutterlin

    Military | Colonel | Pilot; Group Commander | 100th Bomb Group
    Was sent to the 100th BG in Feb. 1945 to replace the Group Cmdr, served until end of war.

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Associated Place

  • Shipdham

    Military site : airfield
    Shipdham was built in 1941-1942, the first US heavy bomber airfield in the English county of Norfolk. It was a standard design, with T2-type hangars and a domestic site dispersed to the south east. Improvements were carried out to increase the number...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 July 2017 03:51:47 bombercommand Changes to biography
Sources

2017-07-07 information from duplicate AAM File https://www.americanairmuseum.com/person/61356 was consolidated with this file.

Date Contributor Update
08 July 2017 03:34:05 bombercommand Changes to middlename, service number, biography, person associations, unit associations and media associations
Sources

BIOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY OF THE 8TH AIR FORCE 1942-1945, Russell Strong

UPL 29024

Date Contributor Update
10 November 2014 23:30:08 Lee8thbuff Changes to highest rank, role, biography and unit associations
Sources

Lee Cunningham 10-Nov-2014. http://www.usaaf.com/8thaf/bomber/44bg.HTM

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:24 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

14th Combat Bombardment Wing (H) by William B. Taylor / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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