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John B Anderson

Military

Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 #4252654 'Night-Life-Nellie. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

AM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

Service

Units served with

  • 392nd Bomb Group

    392nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 392nd Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Wendling, Norfolk from August 1943 until April 1945. They were the first Group allocated B-24H Liberators, the first B-24 series fitted with a nose turret on the production line. The adaptation increased...

  • 579th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Wendling

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Wendling was home to the 392nd Bomb Group from 1943 to 1945. Built in 1942, it was originally planned to be an RAF Bomber Command airfield. Improvement and expansion works were carried out in 1942 and 1943 prior to the arrival of the 392nd and...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Chicago, Illinois, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 11 April 1944
Died 11 April 1944
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:40 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

ABMC, MACR 3934 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3934 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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