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Ralph L Miller


Flew missions over Germany and France from June 18, 1944 to September 13, 1944



  • Ray Ashba

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 453rd Bomb Group

  • Darrell Boucher

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 453rd Bomb Group

  • Wallace Habenicht

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 453rd Bomb Group

  • Arthur Hamilton

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 453rd Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 453rd Bomb Group

    453rd Bomb Group

    As well as strategic bombardment missions, the 453rd Bomb Group also ferried cargo on two occasions. They hauled petrol, blankets, and rations to France in September 1944 and dropped ammunition, food and medical supplies near Wesel during the airborne...

  • 735th Bomb Squadron


Associated Place

  • Old Buckenham

    Military site : airfield
    Allocated to the Eighth Air Force as a bomber base in 1942, Old Buckenham was built during 1942-43 with three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. The station was the exclusive home for the 453rd Bomb Group, equipped...


Event Location Date
Based Cluntoe 26 May 1944

Assigned with Crew to the 2nd CCT&RS for theatre combat crew training prior to being assigned to the 453rd BG

Based Old Buckenham 18 June 1944 – 13 September 1944

453 BG
735 BS


Date Contributor Update
03 November 2019 02:04:36 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, events and media associations

SO #142, HQ AAF Station 238, 36 May 1944

Date Contributor Update
26 November 2018 10:02:27 Emily Changes to events

Information provided by George White, Grandson. NB an earlier source message mistakenly referred to George as Nephew

Date Contributor Update
26 November 2018 09:59:50 Emily Changes to nickname

Information provided by George White, Nephew

Date Contributor Update
23 November 2018 14:19:32 Emily Changes to biography, person associations and place associations

Information provided by George White, Grandson of Ralph L Miller

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:51 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / The Liberator Men of Old Buc