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Headquarters (388th Bomb Group)

Headquarters

Commanding officers
  • Chester Cox

    Military | Colonel | Group Commanding Officer | 388th Bomb Group
    Retired from the USAF with the rank of Brigadier General

  • William David

    Military | Colonel | Commanding Officer | 388th Bomb Group
    AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ DFC w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH w/ 1 Oak Leaf Cluster/ Silver Star

Structure

Part of
  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Knettishall

Connections

People

  • Chester Cox

    Military | Colonel | Group Commanding Officer | 388th Bomb Group
    Retired from the USAF with the rank of Brigadier General

  • Bruce Riehart

    Military | Sergeant | Clerk | 388th Bomb Group
    The dedication of the men and their support of each other was remarkable.

  • William Roberts

    Military | Captain | Dentist | 388th Bomb Group

Citations

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 November 2014 14:31:27 rlhengg Changes to type, aircraft types and commanding officers associations
Sources

388th Bomb Group Historian

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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