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Cpl Clyde E. Bible, Ball Turret Gunner with the 4th Bomb Squadron, 34th Bomb Group at Mendlesham 1944.



  • 34th Bomb Group

    34th Bomb Group

    After forming part of the American defence force, first on America's east coast and then on its west, the Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force in April 1944 and entered combat in May 1944. The Group helped with the preparation for the Normandy...


  • Clyde Bible

    Military | Sergeant First Class | Ball Turret Gunner
    Sgt. Clyde "Bus" E. Bible enlisted into the United Army Air Force April 1944. He completed his basic training at Camp Shelby Mississippi .Then was sent to Flex Gunnery School , Kingman Az.Graduated Nov.1944 as an expert Marksmen receiving 2 stripes for...


  • Mendlesham

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1942-1943, Mendlesham's first flying unit was the RAF's No. 310 Squadron - a Czechoslovakian unit. The airfield then became home to the USAAF 34th Bomb Group. This unit flew missions from Mendlesham in B-24s and B-17s.


Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 23:08:02 Justyn Keeble Changes to caption

Via Jeremy Pitts (Grandson of Clyde E. Bible)

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 23:07:11 Justyn Keeble Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations

Photo via Jeremy Pitts (Grandson of Clyde Bible)