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John Y Lansing

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 562nd Bomb Squadron
  • 753rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-40066 S.O.L.

    B-24 Liberator
    Originally assigned to the 492nd BG and flown overseas by the Handwright crew. Flew three missions with the 858th BS, 492nd BG and was then transferred to the 856th BS, thence to 753rd BS, 458th BG after being fitted for AZON delivery of Aphrodite...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 November 2018 14:23:00 general ira snapsorter Changes to highest rank, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia ;
- www.388bg.info/Personnel.html

Date Contributor Update
10 March 2018 04:19:48 ChrisGuy Changes to nickname
Sources

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:52 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://www.458bg.com/crewaz04lansing.htm">http://www.458bg.com/crewaz04lansing.htm>

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