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Emanuel J Abrams


Entered service at Nashville, TN 4 April 1943. Joined the 392nd BG early July 1944. Pilot was Charles A. Neundorf. Rank at end of WWII was 1st. Lt.

Read Manny Abrams' account of flying from Goose Bay, Labrador to Ireland here:



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Units served with

  • 392nd Bomb Group

    392nd Bomb Group

    The 392nd Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Wendling, Norfolk from August 1943 until April 1945. They were the first Group allocated B-24H Liberators, the first B-24 series fitted with a nose turret on the production line. The adaptation increased...

  • 579th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Wendling

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Wendling was home to the 392nd Bomb Group from 1943 to 1945. Built in 1942, it was originally planned to be an RAF Bomber Command airfield. Improvement and expansion works were carried out in 1942 and 1943 prior to the arrival of the 392nd and...


Event Location Date
Enlisted Nashville, TN, USA 4 April 1943
Took off from Goose Bay Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL, Canada 11 June 1944


Date Contributor Update
09 February 2018 15:40:06 Lucy May Changes to nickname, biography, events, person associations and place associations

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:03 AAM AAM ingest

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