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Peter R Bove


34 missions

AM w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster


Units served with

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

  • 853rd Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • North Pickenham

    Military site : airfield
    Built comparatively late during 1943-44 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, North Pickenham was rather cramped as an airfield site so the main runway was shorter than typical. It had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2...


Event Location Date
Born Rutland, Vermont 3 October 1922
Died 8 September 1997
Buried Burlington, Vermont


Date Contributor Update
05 April 2017 11:13:29 Lucy May Changes to service number and place associations

Date Contributor Update
11 September 2015 05:33:48 johndanger Changes to media associations


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:27 AAM AAM ingest

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