Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 94th Bomb Group
Flew 26 missions on 'Mission Bell', was wounded on 26th mission. Purple Heart, 4 Air Medals
Military | Doctor
Dr. William Bridgers (front row, centre) was a neurosurgeon who worked with the 65th General Hospital in England. This US Army unit, made up of staff from Duke University Medical Center, North Carolina, treated nearly 50,000 men in 22 months. Shifts...
Military | Cook | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
Trans/65 Hosp 11/44
Military | Medic
"One of the reasons I became a Charter Member of the American Air Museum in Britain was that I had the honor to serve as a medic in the 65th General Hospital from 1943 until the end of the war in Europe. Located in the centre of many East Anglia...
Military | Lieutenant | Psychologist | 94th Bomb Group
Psychologist David Vinson's original intention was to join the Navy but he failed the sight test, instead landing up as a Private in the Air Corps assigned to the Psychological Research unit at Santa Anna where he was supposedly designing tests to...
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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)