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S/SGT Phillip N. Barker 445th BG 700th Bomb Squadron DOB: 25 July 1918 // KIA 24 Mar 1945
T/SGT Irving "Sparks" Silverman 445th Bomb Group 700th Bomb Squadron DOB: 8 Sept 1922 // KIA 24 Mar 1945

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Units

  • 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

  • Phillip Barker

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) on 24 March 1945 in B-24 #42-50620 AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters

  • Irving Silverman

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Killed in Action (KIA) on 24 March 1945 in B-24 #42-50620

Locations

  • Tibenham

    Military site : airfield
    Tibenham was built in 1941-1942 by W and C French Ltd with a standard 2,000 yard main runway, and two other runways both 1,400 feet in length. Accommodation was provided for a full USAAF heavy bomber group in dispersed sites. Personnel of the 320th...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 April 2021 10:34:14 general ira snapsorter Changes to aircraft associations and mission associations
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Removed associations not depicted in the image. Associations made in the PERSON record.

Date Contributor Update
03 April 2021 00:36:37 RRC Changes to caption
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Date Contributor Update
03 April 2021 00:36:03 RRC Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

Second Air Division Digital Archive

https://digitalarchive.2ndair.org.uk/digitalarchive/Dashboard/Index/0

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