Thetus C OdomMilitary
Col. Odom was CO 452nd BG at DEOPHAM GREEN 3 March 44 – 24 July 44.
He was acting Group Leader 11 April 1944 towards Rostock when A/C #42-39995 ‘COW TOWN BOOGIE’ had to make a forced landing in Sweden.
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Units served with
- Unit Hierarchy: Group
- Air Force: Eighth Air Force
- Type Category: Bombardment
- Unit Hierarchy: Headquarters
- Type Category: Combat organisation
- Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
- Nationality: American
- Unit: 452nd Bomb Group 730th Bomb Squadron
- Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
- Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
- Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
- Nicknames: Cow town boogie
- Unit: 452nd Bomb Group 731st Bomb Squadron
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WWII European Theatre Army Records, Roster of Key Officers, January 1945 via Fold 3
Information provided by Lennart Westergård