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Herbert B Thatcher

Military

Trained B-26 outfit at Hunter, then Tampa, then to England. Became Lt. General - last commanded ADC and retired in 68

Service

Units served with

  • 323rd Bomb Group

    323rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 323rd Bombardment Group operated with B-26 Marauders, American medium bombers. They were the first Eighth Air Force Group to fly a medium level bombing mission with this aircraft on 16 July 1943. After flying a total of 33 missions with the Eighth,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born East Orange, New Jersey 23 March 1905
Died Colorado Springs, CO, USA 11 June 1986
Buried OS Air Force Academy

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 January 2015 23:55:06 Tanks Changes to events
Sources

http://www.nytimes.com/1986/06/16/obituaries/gen-herbert-thatcher-dies-l...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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