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Berchman L Olivier

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  • 34th Bomb Group

    34th Bomb Group

    Group
    After forming part of the American defence force, first on America's east coast and then on its west, the Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force in April 1944 and entered combat in May 1944. The Group helped with the preparation for the Normandy...

  • 391st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-38365 Sugah

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/7/44; Hunter 4/8/44; Grenier 13/8/44; Assigned 391BS/34BG Mendlesham 15/8/44; Salvaged 3/4/45. SUGAR. (later US Civil 3702 G).

Associated Place

  • Mendlesham

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1942-1943, Mendlesham's first flying unit was the RAF's No. 310 Squadron - a Czechoslovakian unit. The airfield then became home to the USAAF 34th Bomb Group. This unit flew missions from Mendlesham in B-24s and B-17s.

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Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 13:15:09 JChaffier Changes to surname, firstname, nickname, role, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Granddaughter of crew member Bill Muntzer, Jennifer Chaffier

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:33 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

1996 34th BG Roster / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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