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S/SGT James W. "Billy" Reid
445th Bomb Group
700th Bomb Squadron
DOB: 30 Aug 1919 // KIA 24 Mar 1945

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  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 700th Bomb Squadron

People

  • James Reid

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) on 24 March 1945 in B-24 #42-50620 // 52nd combat mission

Aircraft

  • 42-50620

    B-24 Liberator
    Final mission was a cargo drop in support of Operation Varsity, 24 March 1945

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30 March 2021 10:51:00 general ira snapsorter Changes to place associations and aircraft associations
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29 March 2021 01:00:42 RRC Changes to caption
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29 March 2021 00:52:36 RRC Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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