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718th Bomb Squadron

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  • 449th Bomb Group

    449th Bomb Group

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    The group was constituted as 449th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May at Davis-Monthan Field, Arizona.[2] its original components were the 716th,[3] 717th,[4] 718th,[5] and 719th Bombardment Squadrons.[6] ...

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  • Clyde Driggers

    Military | First Lieutenant | pilot | 449th Bomb Group
    Lt Driggers was the pilot of B24 42-78341, "Th Inhooming Critter". He was shot down on mission # 95, July 9th ,1944, to Ploesti, Romania, in B24 42-78341. All nine members of the crew bailed out and were returned to allied control with the help of...

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02 November 2016 23:45:48 466thHistorian Created entry with type, category, name, air forces and unit encompassing associations
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Air Stories - 12th & 15th Air Forces
by Gerard Paloque
page 100

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