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Harry Griffin Mumford

Military

Commanding Officer of the 412nd Bomb Squadron of the 95th Bomb Group. Later, Air Executive; Director of Operations for the 3rd Air Division.

Service

People

  • Claude Anderson

    Military | Lieutenant | Command Navigator | 95th Bomb Group
    95th Bomb Group, 412th Bomb Squadron April 44 to September 44, 35 missions with the Roy Gielen crew and then with the Lyle Scott crew. Returned to the states to train new crews, then went inactive while he returned to college and later medical school....

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 3rd Air Division

    3rd Air Division

    Division
    In December 1944, the 3rd Bomb Division was redesginated the 3rd Air Division.

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 412th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31320 'I'll Be Around'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 20/10/43; Gr Island 2/11/43; Dallas 6/11/43; Assigned 412BS/95BG Horham 12/11/43; with John Miller 11/12/43 Tail gunner: Wallace Petzack KIA; 36m, Missing in Action Berlin 29/4/44 with Earl Leaser, Co-pilot: Ken Braden, Navigator:...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Altamont, Missouri 26 February 1918
Died 7 July 2007

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 July 2020 08:50:24 mwaocdoc Changes to awards
Sources

Added some of his awards from his obit

Date Contributor Update
19 September 2017 11:01:43 Lucy May Changes to nickname, biography, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

Brought in information from duplicate record. Source:
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://95thbg.org/95th_db_pages/left_formation_code/gethonoroll.php

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Col-H-Griffin-Mumford-pilot-led-1s...

Date Contributor Update
16 October 2014 14:27:31 PhillWray Changes to unit associations
Sources

Unit associated from Freeman Collection image caption information.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:22 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Who's Who in the Eighth Air Force and/or Biographical Directory Command & Staff Officers Eighth Air Force 1942-45

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