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735th Bomb Squadron

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  • 453rd Bomb Group

    453rd Bomb Group

    Group
    As well as strategic bombardment missions, the 453rd Bomb Group also ferried cargo on two occasions. They hauled petrol, blankets, and rations to France in September 1944 and dropped ammunition, food and medical supplies near Wesel during the airborne...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Old Buckenham

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People

  • Marvin Aaker

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    Marvin Aaker served as a flight engineer and top turret gunner with the 735th Bomb Squadron of the 453rd Bomb Group, flying missions out of Old Buckenham, England.

  • Leon Abele

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 453rd Bomb Group

  • Earle Abke

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group

  • Homer Adams

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 453rd Bomb Group

  • Ora Adams

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group
    DFC, 4 air medals

  • William Adams

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 453rd Bomb Group
    On 23 Feb 1944 on a ferry flight from Old Buckenham to Thorpe Abbotts, B-24H #42-52182 landed long and ran off runway . RTD.

  • Curtis Aherron

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group

  • Elton Ahlgren

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group

  • Arthur Aho

    Military | Mechanic | 453rd Bomb Group

  • Carl Aichele

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group

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Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:48:46 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:51 AAM AAM ingest
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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