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Charles W Korbett


Excerpt from image caption: 'Formerly in the Sales Promotion Department of Columbia Broadcasting System, PFC Charles W Korbett is now in the USAAF helping to broadcast bombs to the Germans. To his parents at 1806 Cliff Street Union City N.J. he sends the news that he is enjoying life in England very much. Korbett is 25 and unmarried.'


Units served with

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

Associated Place

  • Molesworth

    Military site : airfield
    Molesworth was one of the early stations used by the Eighth Air Force in the UK, first occupied by the 15th Bomb Squadron’s Douglas Bostons in June 1942. Built in 1940 and extended and improved in 1942, Molesworth is most associated with the 303rd...


Event Location Date
Born 1917
Enlisted Fort Dix, NJ, USA 5 February 1942


Date Contributor Update
23 November 2015 12:47:32 Lucy May Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations

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