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Chester Adkins

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) in B-24 'Hare Power' #44-40117.

Service

Units served with

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

  • 854th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Holly Oak, Delaware
Died Germany 26 November 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 April 2021 21:09:35 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Corrected a typo in the "Summary biography" - "Hare" was misspelled.

Date Contributor Update
17 April 2021 21:08:04 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
18 August 2015 10:32:17 Lucyd Changes to events and aircraft associations
Sources

Combined two entries into a single entry. Record includes information from the following sources:
MACR 11156 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 11156

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