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Headquarters (482nd Bomb Group)

Headquarters

Structure

Part of
  • 482nd Bomb Group

    482nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 482nd Bomb Group was a Pathfinder Group, which using radar-equipped aircraft to support bombing missions until March 1944. Aircraft from this Group went ahead of other Bombers and sent information back about the best routes to take and the extent...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Alconbury

Connections

People

  • Oscar Schweitzer

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Finance Clerk | 482nd Bomb Group
    Was in charge of paying the pilots. He said if they weren't paid on time and the correct amount then, they were not happy. If the pilots weren't happy then their missions were even more difficult. He said in his life he was most proud of his 2 sons and...

Aircraft

  • MM308

    Mosquito
    Crash Landing RAF Alconbury / Sta 102. 12th May 1945. Henry M Stewart II (pilot) USAAF. Written Off Damaged Beyond Repair.

  • 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 18:42:53 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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