Lydda

Airfield

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Detailed History

Between July and November, 1942, the US Army, Middle East Air Force (USAMEAF) operated B-17 Flying Fortress and B-24 Liberator aircraft from RAF Lydda. These aircraft were reassigned to Egypt in November.

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: Halverson Detachment 1st Provisional Group
  • Service Numbers: O-11444
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 376th Bomb Group 513th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 7020819
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 376th Bomb Group 515th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-433160
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 376th Bomb Group 515th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-393162
  • Highest Rank: Major
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 376th Bomb Group 513th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-425053
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot

Revisions

Date2 Nov 2016 22:28:09
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