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Vivian R Chowning




  • Frank Adams

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Killed in Action (KIA) at Berlin in B-17 42-97632

  • Elmer Gettis

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 453rd Bomb Group
    34 missions. Crashed with full bomb load on 12/24/44. Sabotage. Ten planes went down on same day. Seven leads or deputy leads in the 34 missions. AM/ PH/ DFC AM 5Oak Leaf Cluster; should have rec'd DFC

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  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 324th Bomb Squadron

    324th Bomb Squadron

    Home of the Memphis Belle



Date Contributor Update
24 September 2020 00:01:27 jmoore43 Changes to surname and firstname

Changed all names from ALL Caps to a mix of Upper & Lower case.

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27 August 2020 18:44:27 Hotelie1970 Changes to aircraft associations

Date Contributor Update
27 August 2020 18:43:24 Hotelie1970 Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, person associations and unit associations

GENERAL ORDER # 561, dated 26 November 1944: From Headquarters 1st Bombardment Division, Office of the Commanding Brigadier General Turner, and