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Units

  • 493rd Bomb Group

    493rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 493rd Bomb Group was the last Eighth Air Force Group to become operational, flying their first combat mission from Debach, Suffolk, on D-Day, 6 June 1944. The Group was known as "the Fighting 493rd", named by their Commanding Officer Colonel Elbert...

  • 863rd Bomb Squadron

People

Aircraft

  • 44-6808 Kraut Stomper

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 18/11/44; Grenier 24/11/44; Assigned 863BS/493BG Debach 29/11/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 6/7/45; Sth Plains 8/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 28/11/45. ...

Locations

  • Little Walden

    Military site : airfield
    Little Walden was built as a Class A airfield suitable for American heavy bombers. The 409th Bomb Group, as part of the Ninth Air Force, was stationed at the base between March and September 1944, flying A-20 Havocs. ...

  • 493rd Bomb Group Museum

    Other location

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 April 2018 21:26:43 Jeff Coleman Changes to person associations
Sources

Jeff Coleman

Date Contributor Update
02 September 2017 14:39:31 b78eemer Created entry with collection, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

personal records, dd214

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