Harold S Arnold

Military

Object Number - UPL 52690 - 1st Lt Harold S Arnold, 401BG.

Assigned to 615BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 23 x combat missions. Clyde Lewis crew.

Awards: DFC (OLC), AM (5OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (2 x Battle Stars).

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Units served with

A pathfinder B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-8258) of the 401st Bomb Group. Image by Robert Astrella. Written on slide casing: '48258 14 A, Mount Farm.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-800905
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Little moe
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Pakawalup II
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Old Ironsides
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Morning Star, Tail End Charlie
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 613th Bomb Squadron 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Omar The Dent Maker, The Devil's Daughter
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Camden, ME 11 December 1917 Son of Colburn and Emma Arnold.

Enlisted

Fort Devens, MA 8 January 1942 Fort Devens, Massachusetts

Died

3 August 1973

Buried

Mount View Cemetery Camden, Knox County, ME 6 August 1973 Mount View Cemetery Camden, Knox County, Maine

Based

Deenethorpe Assigned to 615BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF.

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