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Extract from Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) for Technical Sergeant Melvin J Solomon of the 446th Bomb Group researched by historian Bill Beigel. The file contains copies of primary documents that discuss the return of personal effects, circumstances and causes of death, and memorialisation of the fallen airman.

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  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 704th Bomb Squadron


  • Melvin Solomon

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Killed in Action (KIA) near Wesel in B-24 'Queen of Angels' #4250735 ...



Date Contributor Update
11 May 2015 09:38:18 Emily Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations

Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) researched and donated by Bill Beigel: