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Thomas W Landry



  • 493rd Bomb Group

    493rd Bomb Group

    The 493rd Bomb Group was the last Eighth Air Force Group to become operational, flying their first combat mission from Debach, Suffolk, on D-Day, 6 June 1944. The Group was known as "the Fighting 493rd", named by their Commanding Officer Colonel Elbert...

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  • Thomas Landry

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Born 11 Sept 1924 at Mission, Hidalgo County, Texas. Enlisted in Army Air Force 24 Feb 1943 at San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. Had three years of college at time of enlistment. Did most of his training in Texas. Served in 8th US Air Force, 493rd Bomb...


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