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Colonel Charles B Westover of the 448th Bomb Group. The image has been signed: 'To Pat, with best regards.[illegible]' Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Col Charles B Westover, CO 448 14/11/44-27/5/45 to USA for B-29 training.'



  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    The 448th Bombardment Group was organized on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May 1943 at Gowen Field, near Boise, Idaho. The initial training of the air crews took place in Florida. The entire group was assembled Wendover Field, Utah. Both air and...


  • Charles Westover

    Military | Lieutenant General | Commanding Officer of 448th BG; Chief of Staff
    Commanding Officer of the 448th Bomb Group based at Seething from November 1944 to May 1945. AM/ DFC


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:27:59 AAM AAM ingest

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