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Photo from a newspaper article March 29, 1945 announcing his promotion to 1st Lieutenant



  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 364th Bomb Squadron


  • Richard Dillon

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    Flew 25 missions, 1 to Berlin and 3 to Merseberg. Was lead navigator for last 6 missions Air Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster; EAME ribbon w 3/battle stars Passed away 25-June-2017, buried in Columbia SC


Date Contributor Update
18 December 2018 04:00:04 Pugsleysr Changes to mission associations

Edited by 2nd son Michael O'Dillon Dillon, These missions were determine from a small booklet that was kept by my father where he kept record of all 25 missions he went on. Through my research I was able to from his entries to determine these dates.

Date Contributor Update
17 December 2018 04:56:03 Pugsleysr Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and mission associations

2nd Son Michael O'Dare Dillon