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Stanley Alpert


32 missions in 4 months, 24 days mid-1944. Returned to US in Sept 1944 with Winston Churchill on board the Queen Mary.

May 4 1944 Elwood was flying ship 107191 in the number two position in the lead element of the l

DFC, AM 3Oak Leaf Cluster, ET, 3BS, FL; Fortresses Over Nuthampstead, pg


Units served with

  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allies...

  • 600th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Nuthampstead

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43, Nuthampstead was the nearest Eighth Air Force heavy bomber base to London. It had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. It was first occupied from September 1943 to April 1944 by the 55th...


Event Location Date
Born Brooklyn, New York 10 October 1923


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:16 AAM AAM ingest

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