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Col. Wilson R. Wood CO of the 323rd Bomb Group and 454th Bomb Squadron

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  • 323rd Bomb Group

    323rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 323rd Bombardment Group operated with B-26 Marauders, American medium bombers. They were the first Eighth Air Force Group to fly a medium level bombing mission with this aircraft on 16 July 1943. After flying a total of 33 missions with the Eighth,...

  • 454th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Wilson Wood

    Military | Colonel | Pilot and Commanding Officer 323rd BG
    Wilson Roe Wood was born May 29, 1918 in Chico, TX to Maude Elizabeth and Charles Proctor Wood. He was raised in Wise County on acres of farm/ranch land where he often saw planes overhead from bases in Ft. Worth and Wichita Falls, TX. He grew up...

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Date Contributor Update
12 May 2016 22:32:23 323rdBGHistorian Changes to person associations and place associations
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323rd BG Historian Roy R Bozych

Date Contributor Update
12 May 2016 22:29:40 323rdBGHistorian Created entry with collection, caption and unit associations
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Beth Blase daughter of Col Wood and 323rd BG Historian Roy Bozych

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