Edward Lee Kimball

Military

Object Number - UPL 48042 - Misprint of name, should be Edward L. Kimball. Original member of Paynter crew but flew with Barker and Hilfinger crews as well.

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Units served with

A diagrammatic layout of AAF Station 174 - the USAAF codename for Sudbury airfield - while the 486th Bomb Group were stationed at the airbase as of the 22 June 1944.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

The nose art of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-52650) nicknamed "Cancer ?" of the 486th Bomb Group. The nose art was painted by the artist Phillip S Brinkman.
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Cancer
  • Unit: 406th Bomb Group 458th Bomb Group 486th Bomb Group 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy) 801st Bomb Group 406th Bomb Squadron 834th Bomb Squadron 835th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 833rd Bomb Squadron

Places

Aerial photograph of Sudbury airfield looking south west, the bomb dump is to the upper right of the airfield, 29 February 1944. Photograph taken by 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, sortie number US/7PH/GP/LOC188. English Heritage (USAAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Acton

Revisions

Date23 Feb 2021 05:05:29
Contributorbranson_kimball
Sources

newspaper clipping, family records, 486th.org

Date23 Feb 2021 05:03:31
Contributorbranson_kimball
Sources

family records, newspaper clippings, 486th.org

Date23 Feb 2021 04:55:38
Contributorbranson_kimball
Sources

newspaper clippings, family records, 486th.org

Date23 Feb 2021 04:42:09
Contributorbranson_kimball
Sources

family records, newspaper clippings, 486th.org

Date23 Feb 2021 04:40:16
Contributorbranson_kimball
Sources

newspaper clippings, 486th.org

Date27 Sep 2014 18:08:32
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit History

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