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CPL Lyle Emil Rhein
Sheet Metal Specialist
34th BG - 7th BS - 8th AF

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Units

  • 34th Bomb Group

    34th Bomb Group

    Group
    After forming part of the American defence force, first on America's east coast and then on its west, the Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force in April 1944 and entered combat in May 1944. The Group helped with the preparation for the Normandy...

  • 7th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Lyle Rhein

    Military | Corporal (5th Grade) | Sheet Metal Specialist

Locations

  • Mendlesham

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1942-1943, Mendlesham's first flying unit was the RAF's No. 310 Squadron - a Czechoslovakian unit. The airfield then became home to the USAAF 34th Bomb Group. This unit flew missions from Mendlesham in B-24s and B-17s.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 October 2020 21:28:15 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

Personal photo collection
ID on back of photo

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