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Headquarters (492nd Bomb Group)

Headquarters

Structure

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  • 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based North Pickenham

Connections

People

  • Louis Adams

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Deputy Commander, transferred 44th BG

  • Eugene Simonds

    Military | Captain | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Transferred 44th BG; Group Navigator

  • Charles Teer

    Military | Bombardier | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

  • Edward Tresemer

    Military | Major | Navigator | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in Action (KIA) 19 March 1945. OSS mission on 25th BG A26 plane to Munster, Germany to deliver a spy (called a CHISEL insertion mission). Crashed in moor near Bramshe, Germany, just north of destination. . Had served on B-18s earlier helping...

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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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