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Headquarters (305th Bomb Group)

Headquarters

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  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Chelveston

Connections

People

  • Joseph Wheeler

    Military | Sergeant | Ordnance | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    At 12:45 AM of the morning of Friday, March 24th, 1944, PFF planes of the 422nd Squadron, loaded with leaflets and six 500 lb g. p. bombs, started their take-off on the short runway that led over our site. My barrack vibrated as the first ship roared...

  • Otto Wood

    Military | Assistant Quartermaster Officer | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Control tower at Chelveston and St. Tronds, Belgium (Casey Jones Project) ATO/ ETO/ WW II VM/ 2 Unit Citations

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 August 2017 21:20:41 Jackie Treehorn Changes to type, nicknames and aircraft types
Sources

Nephew John Clarke.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:53 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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