Henry J Rudow


Object Number - UPL 37566 - Henry J. Rudow's crew of the 8th AF's 398th Bomb group by their B-17 at their base in England, 3 August 1944. Handwritten:...

Henry Rudow enlisted in the Army Air Force as an Aviation Cadet in August, 1942. After flight training, he was assigned as a B-17 Pilot with the 398th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force stationed at Nuthampstead, England. He flew 34 combat missions over Europe and was hit by flak on the 34th and landed at Duffel, Belgium.


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Units served with

The insignia of the 398th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 398th Bomb Group 602nd Bomb Squadron



Event Location Date Description


Toledo, OH 19 November 1921


Albuquerque, New Mexico 19 February 2012


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