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Capt Howard Slaton and crew 755th Squadron 458th Bomb Group

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  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 755th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Nelson Keefer

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio operator
    Assigned to 755BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Howard Slaton

    Military | Captain | Lead Pilot
    31 missions '43-'44 (B-24). Two missions on D-Day. On first Berlin mission, shot up pretty badly. Two friendly fighters escorted us to the Channel. Lost two engines, 460 patches to repair A/C. Other missions rough but always made it home. ...

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Date Contributor Update
10 June 2021 01:37:22 acbernstein1 Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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