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John C Greene


First mission toBremen 16 December 1943. Last mission to Berlin July 1944.

DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ EAME


Units served with

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 704th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Bungay

    Military site : airfield
    From late November 1943, the three bases of Bungay, Seething and Hardwick were the stations of the 20th Combat Wing of the Eighth Air Force. The base had previously housed individual squadrons of the 310th Bomb Group (Twelfth Air Force) and of the 93rd...

  • Bungay Community Centre

    Other location

  • Flixton, Suffolk

    Other location


Event Location Date
Born Fall River, Massachusetts 22 December 1919


Date Contributor Update
04 April 2019 12:51:25 Verde Changes to nickname and place associations

From John Greene's recollections to his family members. As well as from conversations with his pilot, James D. Shannon, and other members of his crew and others.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:46 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self