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  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...


  • Martin Aaland

    Military | Sergeant
    Martin Aaland served with the 452nd Bomb Group. He re-enlisted after the war ended for one more year's service and served with the 40th Bomb Squad., 6th Bomb Group from the 1 November 1945 until 27 January 1947.


Date Contributor Update
29 April 2021 22:58:28 acbernstein1 Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations

National Archives at Washington DC; Washington DC, USA; Applications for Headstones for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1941; NAID: A1, 2110-C; Record Group Number: 92;