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Auston O Caplinger

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  • Edwin Katz

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 303rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 427BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 31 x missions. Mission to Mannheim, hit by flak, his body returned aboard 44-8484. 13-Jan-45, Killed in Action (KIA). Awards: AM (4OLC), EAME, PH.

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  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

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    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 427th Bomb Squadron

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Date Contributor Update
20 June 2020 17:59:53 Hotelie1970 Changes to awards
Sources

General Order 324 from Headquarters 1st Bombardment Division, Office of the Commanding General, by Command of Major General Williams, dated 12 September 1944

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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