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Headquarters (492nd Bomb Group)

Headquarters

Structure

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  • 492nd Bomb Group

    492nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group, after flying similar missions to other heavy bomb groups until the late summer of 1944, took up 'Carpetbagger' missions, transporting agents, supplies and propaganda leaflets to southern France. The Group was taking on the role of...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based North Pickenham

Connections

People

  • Louis Adams

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

  • Eugene Simonds

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

  • Charles Teer

    Military | Bombardier | 492nd Bomb Group

  • Edward Tresemer

    Military | Major | Navigator | 492nd Bomb Group
    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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