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Horace E Cooper


In charge of ground communications . Flew to Paris on the 'Paris Express'as radio operator 20 Mar 45 B-17 Developed QGH proceedure letting down bombers in fog and heavy rain before radar.

ETO ribbon w 6 bronze stars/good conduct medal/victory medal


Units served with

  • 482nd Bomb Group

    482nd Bomb Group

    The 482nd Bomb Group was a Pathfinder Group, which using radar-equipped aircraft to support bombing missions until March 1944. Aircraft from this Group went ahead of other Bombers and sent information back about the best routes to take and the extent...

  • 814th Bomb Squadron


Event Location Date
Born Cabot, Pennsylvania 29 May 1920


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:10 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum Membership List, July 2000