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845th Bomb Squadron

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  • 489th Bomb Group

    489th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 489th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Halesworth, Suffolk, for several months from May 1944 until later in the year. The Group flew tactical missions in support of ground forces in northern France. It was in this tactical role that the crews...

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Based Halesworth

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People

  • William Alexander

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 489th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed at Richville in B-24 #4295249 on 6/25/44 POW

  • Evan Allan

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 489th Bomb Group
    Shot down on 24th mission in 'Heaven Can Wait II' on low-level supply mission to Holland during Operation Market Garden. Killed in Action (KIA). AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Robert Allen

    Military | Corporal | 489th Bomb Group

  • Quinto Amerighi

    Military | Staff Sergeant | 489th Bomb Group

  • Edwin Anderson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 489th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down near Groesbeck on 9/18/44 in B-24 'Heaven Can Wait II' #4294786 during Operation Market Garden

  • Raymond Arballo

    Military | Sergeant | 489th Bomb Group

  • Robert Archibald

    Military | Second Lieutenant | 489th Bomb Group

  • Carol Ashley

    Military | Master Sergeant | 489th Bomb Group

  • Kenneth Austin

    Military | Sergeant | 489th Bomb Group

  • Arthur Babcock

    Military | Staff Sergeant | 489th Bomb Group

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Date Contributor Update
19 March 2015 10:51:37 rossingtonj Changes to type
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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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