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Crew "Zeus" 42-95353

Connections

Units

  • 453rd Bomb Group

    453rd Bomb Group

    Group
    As well as strategic bombardment missions, the 453rd Bomb Group also ferried cargo on two occasions. They hauled petrol, blankets, and rations to France in September 1944 and dropped ammunition, food and medical supplies near Wesel during the airborne...

  • 735th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Lester Baer

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot
    Flew 35 missions Flew 'The Zeus'. Mission: Oldenburg, Germany 30 May 1944. The airfield at Oldenburg was the objective and received a total of over 95 tons of bombs. The flak was intense and accurate causing light damage to six of t

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Date Contributor Update
14 December 2019 17:49:04 randy cass Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations
Sources

Wife's grandfather Lester J Baer

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