Jack T Arnold

Military

Object Number - UPL 21683 - Ernie Pyle with the Collins crew, May 1944, Earls Colne Airfield, England.

Jack T. Arnold, born December 7, 1921 in Dupo, Illinois. Graduated from East High in East St. Louis, Illinois, received a first alternate appointment to West Point and enlisted in the U.S. Army Infantry. Immediately after the attack on Pearl Harbor, he transferred to and accepted a commission in the Army Air Corps. He served two tours in Europe during World War II with the 323rd Bombardment Group, 456th Squadron as the Bombardier/Navigator on a B-26 Marauder, completing 74 combat missions.

See Brave Men, The Flying Wedge, by Ernie Pyle. See also, informaiton on William Collins.

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 323rd Bomb Group 456th Bomb Squadron
  • Role/Job: B-26 Marauder Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Nicknames: Tootsie
  • Unit: 323rd Bomb Group 456th Bomb Squadron

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