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489TH: L-R FRONT: JACK MCMULLEN (P), EDWARD BECK (CP), RICHARD CALDWELL (N), ROGER UNDERWOOD (B). REAR: EUGENE SOKOLOWSKI (G), JOHN DOMINY (E), SIDNEY ABELSON (RO), PHILIP COMERFORD (G), PHILIP ALBARELLI (G), JOSEPH MIEDZYBROCKI (G).

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  • 489th Bomb Group

    489th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 489th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Halesworth, Suffolk, for several months from May 1944 until later in the year. The Group flew tactical missions in support of ground forces in northern France. It was in this tactical role that the crews...

  • 844th Bomb Squadron

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  • Halesworth

    Military site : airfield
    Halesworth was constructed in 1942-1943. Initially planned as a bomber airfield, its location close to the Suffolk coast meant that it was in an ideal position to operate escort fighters, where range was a critical factor. Consequently, the 56th...

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Date Contributor Update
29 May 2021 01:59:27 acbernstein1 Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://489th-bomb-group-museum.org
https://www.hmdb.org/m.asp?m=65499

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