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Robert J Whitney

Military

Service

People

  • Clarence Clandellya

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 486th Bomb Group

  • Melvin Kirkpatrick

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Nose Gunner | 486th Bomb Group

  • Morton Love

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 486th Bomb Group

  • Marvin Lutes

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer and Right Waist Gunner | 486th Bomb Group
    "Sgt. Lutes Gets Oak Leaf Cluster" ...

  • John Mason

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 486th Bomb Group

  • George Sherlock

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 486th Bomb Group

  • George Smith

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 486th Bomb Group

  • Robert Thomas

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 486th Bomb Group

  • C Weroch

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 486th Bomb Group

  • William Zeli

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 486th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 486th Bomb Group

    486th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 486th Bomb Group flew both B-24s and B-17s, swapping from the former aircraft to the latter in late July 1944 after 49 missions. In total the Group flew 292 missions during the war and remarkably the 834th Bomb Squadron lost no aircraft or...

  • 835th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Sudbury

    Military site : airfield
    Situated between the villages of Great Waldingfield and Acton, the airfield was used by the 486th Bomb Group from March 1944 to August 1945. Facilities for administrative offices for the Combat Wing were also made available here and along with barrack...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 April 2021 17:13:52 hansvonmaltzahn Changes to media associations
Sources

From the photo page of the 486th Bombardment Group's official web page: https://486th.org/Photos/index.htm

Date Contributor Update
15 April 2021 18:13:50 hansvonmaltzahn Changes to person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

From the official web page of the 835th Bombardment Squadron at: https://486th.org/Photos/Crew2/SmithH.htm

Date Contributor Update
15 April 2021 18:07:18 hansvonmaltzahn Changes to unit associations
Sources

From the official web page of the 835th Bomb Squadron: https://486th.org/Photos/Crew2/SmithH.htm

Date Contributor Update
15 April 2021 18:01:57 hansvonmaltzahn Changes to highest rank
Sources

From a photo on the official web page of the 835th Bomb Squadron: https://486th.org/Photos/Crew2/SmithH.htm

Date Contributor Update
15 April 2021 17:56:27 hansvonmaltzahn Changes to highest rank, person associations, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

Official web page of the 835th Bombardment Squadron: https://486th.org/BS835/index.htm

Date Contributor Update
15 April 2021 17:55:46 hansvonmaltzahn Changes to highest rank, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Official web page of the 835th Bombardment Squadron: https://486th.org/BS835/index.htm

Date Contributor Update
03 February 2016 21:05:04 Bluejay89 Changes to service number, highest rank, role and awards
Sources

personal document

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.486th.org roster

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