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Robert J Pressley

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People

  • Arden Anderson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Anderson was born in 1918 and grew up in the small town of Menasha, Wisconsin, where he graduated with honors from the local high school during the Great Depression. He enlisted in the Army at Chanute Field, Illinois, where he passed the Air Corps test...

  • Benjamin Burrows

    Military | 446th Bomb Group

  • John Dahlem

    Military | 446th Bomb Group

  • Norman Durette

    Military | 446th Bomb Group

  • Harry Goss

    Military | 446th Bomb Group

  • Walter Leach

    Military | 446th Bomb Group

  • Paul Negrette

    Military | 446th Bomb Group

  • Jerome Simon

    Military | 446th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

Associated Place

  • Bungay

    Military site : airfield
    From late November 1943, the three bases of Bungay, Seething and Hardwick were the stations of the 20th Combat Wing of the Eighth Air Force. The base had previously housed individual squadrons of the 310th Bomb Group (Twelfth Air Force) and of the 93rd...

Events

Event Location Date
Lived in 1024 W. 4th Street, Marion, Indiana.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 September 2019 13:49:34 JBP Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

“The Story of the 446th Bomb Group,” edited by Edward H. Castens.

"Bombs Away, Buckaroos" by Rick Albright.

Date Contributor Update
24 September 2019 08:05:42 Emily Changes to nickname, role, events, person associations and place associations
Sources

Information provided by James Pressley, Nephew

Further information and crew photo at: http://www.phillyshipping.com/446/crew_photos/crews4.htm#2

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:39 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.446bg.com/

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