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Captain Gilbert Cole, 741st Bomber Squadron, Killed in Action.

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  • 455th Bomb Group

    455th Bomb Group

    Group
    The group was activated July 1943 with four essentially stand-alone bomb squadrons: 740th, 741st, 742nd, and 743rd. After a somewhat nomadic training regimen with dilapidated equipment, the pieces of the group came together at Langley, VA in October...

  • 741st Bomb Squadron

    741st Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Established as a B-24 Liberator heavy bombardment unit in mid-1943; assigned to II Bomber Command for training. Primarily trained in New Mexico and Utah received deployment orders for the Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO) in November 1943....

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Date Contributor Update
31 May 2019 08:08:57 Emily Changes to unit associations and aircraft associations
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Date Contributor Update
31 May 2019 00:52:46 anotherMike Created entry with caption
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Photo received from Captain Cole's Family.

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