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1st Lt William M Eaton:- DFC award card. 401BG.

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  • 401st Bomb Group

    401st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 401st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, from November 1943 to June 1945. Starting their missions at that time meant the focus was very much on the coming invasion attempt of France planned for the following...

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  • William Eaton

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    Assigned to 615BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. Clyde Lewis crew. On 1-Jan-44. B-17 42-40002 'Breezing Home' lost brake hydraulic pressure while taxiing and struck another parked B-17. RTD Awards: DFC (OLC), AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (2 x Battle Stars).

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Date Contributor Update
01 November 2021 14:45:14 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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