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William T Abare


Assigned to the 384th Bomb Group, 544th Bomb Squadron on AAF Station 106 special Orders #68 dated 29 March 1945 as crew pilot. Eight combat missions.



  • Clarence Thacker

    Military | Major | Pilot 97th Bomb Group/ 414th Squadron/ Transferred as Commander of 384th BG/ 547th Unit /41st Bomb Wing Heavy Group B and Group C1945 | 384th Bomb Group
    Raised in Kissimmee Florida, Parents Omer S. Thacker and Jesse Wilder, Both Attorneys in Kissimmee Fl. ...

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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...

  • 544th Bomb Squadron

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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06 January 2017 02:02:54 bombercommand Changes to media associations

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15 June 2015 22:16:58 bombercommand Changes to service number

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15 June 2015 22:16:15 bombercommand Changes to biography, awards, place associations and media associations

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27 September 2014 18:28:46 AAM AAM ingest

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