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Charles C Armstrong

Military

Assigned to 358BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 33 x combat missions. ETD

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Walter Troppman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot, Pilot | 303rd Bomb Group

  • Calder Wise

    Military | Captain | Co-Pilot | 303rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 358BS, 303BS, 8AF USAAF. 25 x combat missions. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    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...

  • 358th Bomb Squadron

Missions

  • 428

    21 June 1944
    Ruhland, Germany - The target, south of Berlin, bombed by 114 fortresses with an escort of 70 Mustangs went off as planned but not before the Germans destroyed 43 B-17's and damaged 26. Landed in Russia.

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...

Events

Event Location Date
Based Molesworth 1943 – July 1944

Assigned to 358BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2019 11:57:23 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/161251378

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:29 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roster

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