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Nicholas T Perkins

Military

Commanding Officer, 94th Bomb Group, Bury St. Edmunds 16-Mar-1945 to 3-Jun-45; Commanding Officer 487th Bomb Group, Lavenham 3-Jun-45 to 24-Aug-45.

Service

Units served with

  • 487th Bomb Group

    487th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 487th Bomb Group began operations as preparations for D-Day were reaching their crescendo and played their part by bombing airfields in northern France. Like the 486th Bomb Group, the 487th switched to B-17 Flying Fortress for missions from 1...

Associated Place

  • Lavenham

    Military site : airfield
    Lavenham was built as a standard USAAF bomber airfield, with fifty hardstandings, T2 hangars and 2,000 and 1,400 feet runways. John Laing and Son Ltd. carried out the work in 1943, and the airfield opened in April 1944. The 487th Bomb Group occupied...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 February 2015 21:12:17 Lee8thbuff Changes to biography, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Lee Cunningham 20-Feb-2015. Added CO assignments per USAAF.com website: http://www.usaaf.com/8thaf/bomber/94bg.HTM http://www.usaaf.com/8thaf/bomber/487bg.HTM

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:33 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit Roster / http://www.487thbg.org/Photos/KeyPersonnel.shtml

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