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Headquarters (487th Bomb Group)

Headquarters

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  • 487th Bomb Group

    487th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 487th Bomb Group began operations as preparations for D-Day were reaching their crescendo and played their part by bombing airfields in northern France. Like the 486th Bomb Group, the 487th switched to B-17 Flying Fortress for missions from 1...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Lavenham

Connections

People

  • George Ingber

    Military | Major | Dental Surgeon | 487th Bomb Group
    Group Dental Surgeon American Defense Medal/ American Campaign Medal/ European Campaign Medal/ WW II Victory Medal/ Presidential Citation w/ 6 Stars

  • William Martin

    Military | Colonel | Group commander | 487th Bomb Group
    Commanding a great group of young men, sent to preserve the peace in the world. A great privilege to be their commander. Retired in 1968 after 29 years of service. ...

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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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