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B-24 Bombardier ~ 2Lt Frederick W. Smickle, Jr. ~ KIA 31 MAR 1945 ~ "Operation Carpetbagger" ~ 856th Bomb Squadron

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  • 492nd Bomb Group Carpetbaggers

    492nd Bomb Group Carpetbaggers

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    The 492nd Bomb Group, after flying similar missions to other heavy bomb groups until the late summer of 1944, took up 'Carpetbagger' missions, transporting agents, supplies and propaganda leaflets to southern France. The Group was taking on the role of...

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  • Frederick Smickle

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier on B-24 # 42-30331 -492nd BG - 856th BS
    30 MAR 1945 - "Operation Carpetbagger" ...

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Date Contributor Update
12 March 2019 03:10:24 usafdo Created entry with caption
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