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Richard Caldwell

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  • W Bobo

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 489th Bomb Group

  • H Boehm

    Military | Co-Pilot | 489th Bomb Group

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  • 489th Bomb Group

    489th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 489th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Halesworth, Suffolk, for several months from May 1944 until later in the year. The Group flew tactical missions in support of ground forces in northern France. It was in this tactical role that the crews...

Associated Place

  • Halesworth

    Military site : airfield
    Halesworth was constructed in 1942-1943. Initially planned as a bomber airfield, its location close to the Suffolk coast meant that it was in an ideal position to operate escort fighters, where range was a critical factor. Consequently, the 56th...

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27 May 2021 00:35:57 acbernstein1 Created entry with surname, firstname, nationality, role, unit associations and place associations
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http://489th-bomb-group-museum.org

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