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Dale L. Frank, 34th Bomb Group.



  • Dale Frank

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Crew Chief
    A farmer before the war he joined up a week after the attack on Pearl Harbour and after training was deployed overseas to the 475th sub-depot at Mendlesham, attached to the 34th BG. He was responsible for major repair work, wrecked planes were...


  • 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.


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"Iowans of the Mighty Eighth", Chapter 22 "Biographies", by Charles D Taylor.