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Lowell Chase, Tail Gunner, 381st Bomb Group, 532nd Bomb Squadron

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Units

  • 381st Bomb Group

    381st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 381st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Ridgewell, Essex between June 1943 and April 1945. The Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit Citations, the first for bombing shipyards at Bremen, whilst under heavy attack, on 8 October 1943 and...

  • 532nd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Lowell Chase

    Military | Tail Gunner
    October 1944 - April 1945

Locations

  • Ridgewell

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1941-42 as an RAF bomber station, Ridgewell operated as a satellite to RAF Stradishall until May 1943. It had three concrete runways, initially 36 pan hardstandings, and two dispersed T2 hangars. Taken over by the Eighth Air Force in June...

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Date Contributor Update
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Date Contributor Update
13 February 2019 01:08:53 tschase01 Created entry with unit associations, person associations and place associations
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