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  • 385th Bomb Group

    385th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 385th Bomb Group, who took the nickname "Van's Valiants" after their first Commanding Officer Col. Elliot Vandevanter, flew B-17s from Great Ashfield, Suffolk. The Group led the famous attack on the Focke-Wolfe aircraft factory at Marienburg on 9...

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  • Rudolph Manzenberger

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Crashed near Neuburg on 9 Apr 45 in B-17 #44-6527, Prisoner of War (POW). Mission 8th Air Force 935

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 935

    9 April 1945
    "Heavy bombers of the 8th Air Force once more struck at the source of German air power when over 1,250 Fortresses and Liberators, protected by approximately 750 fighters, hammered ten airfields in the vicinity of Munich, besides attacking an oil depot...

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21 August 2021 21:27:44 mvandemark Created entry with collection, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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