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Lt. Ernest Anders Erickson, a B-17 pilot with the 95th Bomb Group flying out of Horham Airfield in England.
Lt. Erickson flew 35 missions in 1944 with the 334th Squadron. Photo here is taken near the Red Feather Club at Horham in early 1944.

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Units

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 334th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Ernest Erickson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    An Aviator's Dream: The Man From Painted Woods ...

Locations

  • Horham

    Military site : airfield
    Horham airfield was planned and built for RAF use, but handed over to the Eighth Air Force and used initially by the 47th Bomb Group. When they joined the Twelfth Air Force in January 1943, it became home to the B-26 Marauders of the 323rd Bomb Group....

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 May 2020 11:41:16 general ira snapsorter Changes to unit associations and person associations
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Associated person record.

Date Contributor Update
05 May 2020 11:40:26 general ira snapsorter Changes to unit associations and aircraft associations
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Removed association not depicted in image. Association made in person record.

Date Contributor Update
01 May 2020 14:53:09 Mark Erickson Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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I am Mark Jon Erickson, son of and biographer of Lt. Ernest Anders Erickson. Lt. Erickson was a pilot with the 95th Bomb Group flying out of Horham Airfield.
Lt. Erickson flew 35 missions in 1944 with the 334th Squadron. All information I post here is backed by documents and first hand knowledge of each specific item or photograph. A comprehensive website has been set up on my father's activities in the Air Corps
from 1942-1945, here at: http://markerickson.com/Family_History/Ernest_Erickson/ I can be contacted at markericksonstudio@gmail.com

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