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802nd Bomb Group

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  • 25th Bomb Group

    25th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 25th Bombardment Group (Reconnaissance) was constituted in the days after D-Day and activated in England in August 1944 to carry out photographic and mapping missions over mainland Europe as the Allied armies pushed east. The Group were designated...

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Aircraft

  • NS-311

    Mosquito
    On August 7, 1944, Mosquito NS311 was on H2X photography (MICKEY) mission to Salzburgen, Germany. Crashed at Wycombe Marsh just outside High Wycombe after returning from Normandy beaches. Pilot and navigator initially listed as Missing in Action (MIA)...

  • NS537

    Mosquito
    Failed to Return (FTR). Weather Recon Over Water (OW) North Sea pilot 1st Lt John J Mann and 2nd Lt William L Davis KIA. 7/7/44. MACR 7240.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 15:29:52 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Type added.

Date Contributor Update
30 December 2014 07:23:22 Al_Skiff Changes to unit encompassing associations and unit became association
Sources

http://aviation-safety.net

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:46 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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