Researcher Denny Cole, quoted in The Tampa Tribune:
"The importance of MacDill Field cannot be overstated from a military history standpoint...A large number of crews from the storied 8th Air Force, which lost more than 26,000 men during World War II, trained there."
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Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier-Navigator | 387th Bomb Group
Irving Lerman was shot down in B-26 41-31698 on 2 March 1944. Killed in Action.
Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
Killed in Action (KIA) 19 May 1943 in B-17 # 4124483 'Spirit of Alcohol. ' He went to Bassingbourn from MacDill Field about November/December 1942. It is believed that he was on his 17th mission. The pilot (Lt. Baxley) told his parents in a letter that...
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