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Assigned to 614BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 31 x combat missions. ETD

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.



  • Vernon Cammack

    Military | Colonel | Pilot | 401st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 614BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 31 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

Units served with

  • 401st Bomb Group

    401st Bomb Group

    The 401st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, from November 1943 to June 1945. Starting their missions at that time meant the focus was very much on the coming invasion attempt of France planned for the following...

  • 614th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Deenethorpe

    Military site : airfield
    Deenethorpe was a base purpose-built for American heavy bombers, with the Class A regulation 2,000 and 1,400-yard runways. All the buildings on site,such as the accommodation and administrative blocks, were temporary. In December 1943, several local...


Event Location Date
Born Connecticut, USA 23 October 1909
Enlisted New York City, NY 4 December 1941
Discharged USAAF 10 September 1945
Enlisted 26 August 1948
Discharged USAF 30 November 1957
Died San Diego, CA 19 February 1978
Buried Greenwood Memorial Park, San Diego, CA 23 February 1978

Greenwood Memorial Park
San Diego,
San Diego County, CA


Date Contributor Update
03 May 2019 18:47:46 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:11 AAM AAM ingest

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