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Harry A Brockman

Military

Harry Brockman served as a pilot with the 853rd Bomb Squadron of the 491st Bomb Group. One of the aircraft he flew was B-24J 44-40121.

Service

Units served with

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

  • 853rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-40121 I'll Be Around?

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24 44-40121 was one of the original aircraft assigned to the 853rd Bomb Squadron of the 491st Bomb Group. There are two photos on B-24bestweb.com that show this aircraft's distinctive nose art: ...

Associated Place

  • Metfield

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Metfield had three concrete runways, 39 pan plus 15 loop hardstandings, and two dispersed T2 hangars. It was first occupied by the 353rd Fighter Group, equipped with P-47s, from August 1943 to...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 December 2016 10:02:06 Lucy May Changes to role, biography, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com/illbearound-v2-2.htm

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:18 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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