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Colonel Chester C. Cox
388th BG Group Commander
7 October 1944 thru end of hostilities



  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • Headquarters (388th Bomb Group)


  • Chester Cox

    Military | Brigadier General | Group Commanding Officer
    Retired from the USAF with the rank of Brigadier General


  • Knettishall

    Military site : airfield
    Knettishall was built to Class A standard for an American Bomb Group that would be bringing up to forty heavy bombers with them in three or four Squadrons. The 388th Bomb Group, which stayed at Knettishall for their entire service in the ETO, flew B-17...


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