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94th Combat Bomb Wing

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Missions

  • 825

    10 February 1945
    'Disney' bombs are dropped on E-boat pens in Ijmuiden, Holland. The 4,500 lb rocket propelled bombs were designed to penetrated up to 20ft of concrete before exploding.

Connections

People

  • Julius Lacey

    Military | Colonel | Commanding Officer | 303rd Bomb Group
    SS w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ DFC w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ DUC

  • James McClanahan

    Military | Major | Bombardier; Navigator | 384th Bomb Group
    Original crew of 384th on activation in 1942, Boise, Idaho. Squadron Bombardier & lead crew -- Pilot Phil Algar. Flew the August 17, 1943 and the October 14, 1943 missions. [Schweinfurt] Led Group on Black Thursday (October 14, 1943. ) Awarded DFC...

  • William Patry

    Military | First Lieutenant | Lead Bombardier | 457th Bomb Group

  • Eugene Romig

    Military | Colonel | Commanding Officer | 303rd Bomb Group
    13 Feb-42 Assigned as Operations Officer of 303 Bomb Group at Pendleton Field, Pendleton, Oregon with the rank of Major. 15-Sep-42 appointed Commanding Office of 303BG/359th Bombardment Squadron. See Biography events. MISSION participation currently...

  • Melvin Shields

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 457th Bomb Group

Aircraft

  • DH399

    Oxford
    Airspeed Oxford DF399, assigned to 92nd BG between June 8th and August 27th 1943, transferred to Headquarters Sqn, 482nd Bomb Group, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to HQ Sqn, 94th Combat Bomb Wing, 8AF USAAF.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:44 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / 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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