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Herbert Carl Borgmann


Assigned to 98BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD

Awards: AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

Post War: Transferred to USAF active reserve, serving till 1969, and a rank of Lt Colonel. Completed his education at University of Kansas in 1947 (The was had halted his university education). Worked in plant management till 1972 with Swift & Co. He he joined Wins Paper Products Inc. in 1976 and retired from the company in 1996.



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    Military | Corporal | Tail Gunner/ Armorer | 93rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

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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. ...

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    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...

Associated Place

  • Earls Colne

    Military site : airfield
    Earls Colne was built in 1941 as an airfield for No.3 Group, RAF Bomber Command, although never used as such. Assigned to the US Eighth Air Force (as Station 358) in 1942, its 36 hardstands were increased to 50, bringing the airfield up to Air Ministry...


Event Location Date
Born Athol, KS 20 May 1923

Son of Lawrence and Elisa Borgmann.

Enlisted Lawrence, KS 8 December 1942

Lawrence, Kansas

Commissioned 24 February 1943

Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant.

Based Earls Colne 1944 – 1945

Assigned to 98BG, 8AF USAAF.

Discharged USAAF 10 October 1945

Honourable discharge.

Died Tarrant County, TX 15 May 2002
Buried Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX 17 May 2002

Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Fort Worth,
Tarrant County, Texas


Date Contributor Update
08 October 2021 13:04:54 Al_Skiff Changes to events

Date Contributor Update
08 October 2021 12:59:33 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, unit associations and place associations

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27 September 2014 18:12:49 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / SECOND AIR DIVISION by Turner Publishing Company, D790.A2S45, 1998, page 212