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James H Isbell


mention with respect by Charles Booth in Silent Heroes Among Us as his commander in England. West Point graduate.


Units served with

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb 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...


Event Location Date
Born Union City, Tennessee 2 June 1914


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:28 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Page 304 in the book SECOND AIR DIVISION by Turner Publishing Co 1998 edition, D790.A2S45; Silent Heroes Among Us, ISBN 1-884687-07-05