Commanding Officer 93rd Bomb Group,27-Sep-44 to 27-Nov-44. Led the 2nd Air Division 8 times. On 11 July raid I changed targets from Primary (airfield east of Hamburg) to Secondary (Hamburg itself) because of weather report over the Primary. Flak extremely heavy; aircraft shot full of holes and electrical system knocked out. I remember repeating the 23rd Psalm during our run to target. Kissed the ground on return. A great experience commanding the best group in the 2nd Air Division!
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93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...
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