Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot, Pilot | 303rd Bomb Group
Assigned to 358BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 33 x combat missions. ETD
Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.
Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...
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...
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.
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...
|Based||Molesworth||1943 – July 1944|
Assigned to 358BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF.
|16 January 2019 11:57:23||Al_Skiff||Changes to biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and mission associations|
|27 September 2014 18:05:29||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roster