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A-20 Havoc

Service

Units

  • 12th Air Force

    12th Air Force


    The 12th Air Force was established in the USA during the Second World War to provide the Army Air Force component of Operation Torch (the invasion of French North Africa) in 1942. The Air Force initially moved to England for training before...

  • 47th Bomb Group
  • 86th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Gaston Coblentz

    Military | Major | Pilot | 47th Bomb Group
    Gaston Coblentz was a successful and well respected investment banker and writer after the war. ...

Places

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Poretta Airfield, Corsica 15 August 1944

Crash landed by Major Gaston Coblentz. The a/c was written off. Coblentz was able to walk away.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 January 2021 03:54:22 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

www.47thbombgroup.org

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