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Wesley E. Franklin, 34th Bomb Group, (on the right), at Mendlesham.

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People

  • Wesley Franklin

    Military | Master Sergeant | Crew chief
    Assigned to 18BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: GC, WWII Victory, EAME.

Locations

  • 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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Date Contributor Update
01 December 2017 14:55:22 general ira snapsorter Created entry with collection, caption, person associations and place associations
Sources

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

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