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Lawrence J Dorsey

Military

Lawrence was from Houston, Texas, a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Petroleum Engineering. He was best man in Lt. Foster's wedding. He later worked for Brown & Root (Houston) as a mechanical engineer, later to become Project Manager.

Service

Units served with

  • 323rd Bomb Group

    323rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 323rd Bombardment Group operated with B-26 Marauders, American medium bombers. They were the first Eighth Air Force Group to fly a medium level bombing mission with this aircraft on 16 July 1943. After flying a total of 33 missions with the Eighth,...

  • 456th Bomb Squadron

    456th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Selected Bibliography of Publications: ...

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Earls Colne

    Military site : airfield
    Earls Colne was built in 1941 as an airfield for No.3 Group, RAF Bomber Command, although never used as such. Assigned to the US Eighth Air Force (as Station 358) in 1942, its 36 hardstands were increased to 50, bringing the airfield up to Air Ministry...

  • Marks Hall

    Military site : non-airfield
    Marks Hall's estate was requisitioned in 1941 for the construction of Earls Colne airfield (USAAF Station 358). ...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 March 2020 18:17:29 jmoore43 Changes to aircraft associations
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Added a connection to A/C #41-31810 listed in the photo attached to Emanuel "Manny" Hauser.

Date Contributor Update
05 November 2017 21:24:54 dancalhoun Changes to nickname and biography
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I'm his ex- son - in - law.

Date Contributor Update
09 April 2016 01:06:16 JMF Changes to role and unit associations
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JMF

Date Contributor Update
09 April 2016 00:57:44 JMF Changes to biography
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JMF

Date Contributor Update
09 April 2016 00:56:51 JMF Changes to firstname
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JMF

Date Contributor Update
09 April 2016 00:56:17 JMF Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, biography, place associations and media associations
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JMF

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