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Franklyn Bachman


In Memoriam

'This candle is in honor of Lt Franklyn Bachman, aged 89, who was a Bombardier/Navigator in the 491st Bomb Group and who continues to love England and especially the people of Norfolk who were so good to him.'
Remembered by Maria Bachman, Glendale, NY


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  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb 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...

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27 September 2014 18:10:14 AAM AAM ingest

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