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James T Nugent

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Units

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 715th Bomb Squadron

People

  • James Nugent

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator Gunner
    Mechanical problems caused B-24J #42-100122 'Twin Tails' to run out of gas and ditch in the channel E of Great Yarmouth on the return from a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944. RTD.

Aircraft

  • 42-100122

    B-24 Liberator
    Mechanical problems caused B-24J #42-100122 'Twin Tails' to run out of gas and ditch in the Channel, east of Great Yarmouth, on the return from a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944. Eight of the crew died, two survived.

Locations

  • Seething

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Seething had three concrete runways, 51 hardstandings of both loop and 'frying-pan’ types, and two T2 hangars, one on each side of the airfield. It was home to the 448th Bomb Group, equipped with...

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09 November 2017 21:25:07 mvandemark Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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