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Charles Minor Frank co-pilot B24s
Army Air Corps; 8th Air Force; 2nd Division; 453rd Bomb Group; 733rd Bomb Squadron



  • 2nd Air Division

    2nd Air Division

    In December 1944, the 2nd Bomb Division was redesginated the 2nd Air Division.

  • 453rd Bomb Group

    453rd Bomb Group

    As well as strategic bombardment missions, the 453rd Bomb Group also ferried cargo on two occasions. They hauled petrol, blankets, and rations to France in September 1944 and dropped ammunition, food and medical supplies near Wesel during the airborne...


  • Charles Frank

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Charles Minor Frank was from Asheville, NC. He was to be a pilot of B24s but another pilot from Asheville, NC (Mac Duncan) asked him to be his co-pilot and Charlie agreed. Also in their 10 man crew were identical twins, Joe and Jack Hensley from...


Date Contributor Update
22 July 2021 20:12:34 Mary Kay Armstrong Created entry with collection, caption and unit associations

Mary Kay Frank Armstrong