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Robert C Chapin


Assigned to the 384th Bomb Group, 546th Bomb Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #126 dated 23 October 1943, Lloyd Horton Crew.
Was appointed as Group Navigator and transferred to Group Headquarters - 39 combat missions.



  • Lloyd Horton

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot. B-17. Satan's Playmate. | 384th Bomb Group

  • Dale Smith

    Military | Colonel | Commanding Officer; pilot | 384th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 546th Bomb Squadron
  • Headquarters (384th Bomb Group)



    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered to Cheyenne 22/8/44; Lincoln 1/9/44; Grenier 11/9/44; Assigned to the 545th Bomb Squadron, 384th Bomb Group [JD-F] Grafton Underwood on ...

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...


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Date Contributor Update
20 May 2015 11:01:32 general ira snapsorter Changes to aircraft associations

Merged with duplicate record to include information from AAIR 44-11-16-534 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
23 February 2015 22:19:04 bombercommand Changes to service number, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and media associations

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:02 AAM AAM ingest

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