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George F Adams

Military

Assigned to 510BS, 351BG, 8AF USAAF. Detached service (DS) with 1st Scouting Force.
Ended Tour Duty (ETD).

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 351st Bomb Group

    351st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 351st Bomb Group flew strategic bombing missions from their base at Polebrook, Northamptonshire from April 1943 to June 1945. The Group's most famous member was Hollywood actor Clark Gable, who flew four/ five missions with them as an observer...

  • 1st Scouting Force
  • 510th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Honington

    Military site : airfield
    Honington was in use by Eighth Air Force units for a longer period than any other air base in England. The air base, built in the mid 1930s as part of the RAF's expansion programme had seen plenty of action as an RAF base before it was handed over to...

  • Polebrook

    Military site : airfield
    Polebrook was laid down for RAF Bomber Command use in 1940-1941. Built by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd, it had short runways which were lengthened for USAAF heavy bomber use. The RAF used the base for operational trials - including of B-17 Flying...

Events

Event Location Date
Assigned Polebrook, Peterborough, Northamptonshire PE8, UK 1944 – 2 February 1945

Assigned to 510BS, 351BG, 8AF USAAF.

Detached service (DS) Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk IP31, UK 2 February 1945 – March 1945

Detached service with 1st Scouting Force.

End Tour Duty (ETD) England, UK March 1945

Ended Tour Duty (ETD).

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 August 2016 16:03:43 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

Date Contributor Update
25 June 2016 16:51:28 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.littlefriends.co.uk/search.php?searchString=adams

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:53 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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