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Captain Loyd B. Slimp, Jr. - 305th Bomb Group

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  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

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  • Loyd Slimp

    Military | Captain | B-17 Pilot
    Captain Loyd B. Slimp was a B-17 pilot in the 305th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. While piloting a B-17 on a mission over Germany, on January 10, 1945, Loyd was shot down and crash-landed in Belgium. Post-war Loyd became Treasurer of the 305th BGMA. He...

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Date Contributor Update
19 April 2021 16:08:59 Hotelie1970 Created entry with collection, caption and unit associations
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https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/36780280/loyd-b.-slimp#view-photo=15...

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