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Richard E Drain

Military

Crew Number 69

Service

Units served with

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 99th Bomb Group

    99th Bomb Group

    Group
    Constituted as 99th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Jun 1942. Trained with B-17's. Moved to North Africa, Feb-May 1943, and assigned to Twelfth AF. Entered combat in Mar 1943 and bombed such targets as airdromes, harbor...

  • 570th Bomb Squadron
  • 416th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 February 2018 19:42:52 fdrain Changes to unit associations
Sources

Frank Drain

Date Contributor Update
19 February 2018 19:41:39 fdrain Changes to role
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Frank Drain

Date Contributor Update
19 February 2018 19:40:11 fdrain Changes to media associations
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Richard E. Drain

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:29 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.390thspace.com/missions.php?name=Drain%2C+Richard+E

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