Woodrow Francis MagersMilitary
Shared with the American Air Museum by Woodrow F Magers' daughter-in-law, Kathy Magers.
Assigned to 834BS, 486BG, 8AF USAAF. Woodrow Magers served as a flight engineer/top turret gunner with the 834th Bomb Squadron of the 486th Bomb Group, flying bombing missions out of Sudbury, England. He was a member of L Reed's crew. He flew 52 missions during WWII – some in B-24 41-29400 'Sagittarius'.
Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (2 x Battle Stars).
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Units served with
|Hugo, OK||2 April 1917||Charlie E. and Ruby L. [Hudson] Magers.|
|Barksdale AFB, LA, USA||7 November 1945||Enlisted in the National Guard|
|Lancaster, TX||24 May 1978|
|Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mausoleum Red Chute, Bossier Parish, LA||27 May 1978||Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mausoleum Red Chute, Bossier Parish, Louisiana|
|Bossier Parish, LA, USA|
|Sudbury||Assigned to 834BS, 486BG, 8AF USAAF.|
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Correspondence with Woodrow F Magers' daughter-in-law, Kathy Magers.
NARA enlistment record: https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=1&cat=all&tf…