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William W Martin

Military

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People

  • Dwight Ross

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 398th Bomb Group
    Lead Pilot and Flight Commander DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster

Units served with

  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 602nd 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...

  • Rapid City Army Air Base

    Military site : airfield

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 July 2021 21:25:26 ArsAstronautica Changes to media associations
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Son of William. Martin

Date Contributor Update
05 July 2021 20:37:51 ArsAstronautica Changes to nickname, awards, person associations and place associations
Sources

Son.
See Also "The Open Market", Mary & Percy Lilly, "Traveling the Back Roads", September 15, 2001, p.4.

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

398th History, Vol 1 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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