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William W Jones


C/O from July 1944


Units served with

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • Headquarters (445th Bomb Group)

    Headquarters (445th Bomb Group)

    Earned Distinguished Unit Citation for the 24 Feb 44 mission to Gotha, Germany. Suffered the greatest loss by a bomb group for a single mission on 27 Sept 44 going to Kassel, Germany. Due to a navigation error, the 445th left the main bomber stream and...


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:51 AAM AAM ingest

Birsic, 31 July 1944 Roster AAF #124 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia