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A-20 Havoc

Service

Units

People

  • Franklin Chvatal

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 416th Bomb Group

  • Hilary Cole

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group
    Born to John and Mary Cole on May 5, 1920, Hilary was raised on the family farm near Tyndall, South Dakota, with strong Irish and Czechoslovakian influences. He was the sixth of seven sons. ...

  • Joseph Czech

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 416th Bomb Group

  • Italo DeGiusti

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 416th Bomb Group

  • Hollis Foster

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 416th Bomb Group

  • Horace Pair

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group

  • Ollie Swank

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 416th Bomb Group

  • Richard Wheeler

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group

  • Robert York

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group

  • Michael Zubon

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group
    Zubon was one of 18 members of the West Point Class of 1943 to be assigned directly to the 416th BG upon graduation.

Places

  • Wethersfield

    Military site : airfield
    Planned in 1942 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Wethersfield was then supposed to be loaned to the RAF in 1943, but was re-allocated to the Ninth Air Force by the time it was complete. Built during 1943-44, it had three concrete runways, 49 loop...

Events

Event Location Date
First 416th BG Combat Mission Bois de Huit Rues France 10 April 1944
Final 416th BG Combat Mission Trier, Germany 17 October 1944

Flew 86 combat missions

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 March 2021 22:23:10 466thHistorian Changes to manufacturer
Sources

http://www.416th.com/CachatPhotos/Cachat_PLANE_STILLS_CREWS.html

Date Contributor Update
07 March 2021 22:18:23 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, markings, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.416th.com/missions/LoadingList.html

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