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Richard C. Taylor, Pilot, 388th Bomb Group



  • 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...

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  • Richard Taylor

    Military | Pilot
    Richard got his wings and was commissioned in August 1943, then crewed up and flew across to join the Group at Knettishall. He was only 19 years old when he was made lead pilot. 'Off'days were spent in London where he once danced with Sarah Churchill,...


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18 May 2018 13:15:29 general ira snapsorter Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations

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