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Fred E Holdrege


Commanding Officer of 790th BS

2 DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ Croix de Guerre/ Croix D/oael



  • Raymond Betcher

    Military | Sergeant | Ground Crew - Mechanic | 467th Bomb Group
    Mechanic on 'Witchcraft' which flew 130 non abort missions over Europe duriing WWII. (A 16 scale model is suspended from ceiling in this museum.) Named his engine "Doris + ?". (Ray's wife was pregnant at the time he named the engine!)

  • Albert Occhiuzzo

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right & Left Waist Gunner, Ball & Tail Turret | 467th Bomb Group

  • Nolan Patton

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 467th Bomb Group
    1LT Nolan G Patton, Pilot with the 467th Bomb Group. Flew 42 missions with Crews #70 and #87, 790th and 791st Squadrons. ...

  • Roy Rainwater

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer, Top Turret Gunner | 467th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 790BS, 467BG, 8AF USAAF. Part of the original deployment of the 790th Squadron, 467th Bomb Group, 2d Air Division, Eighth USAAF. 35 Combat Missions. Served as a flight engineer/top turret gunner on B-24, "Perils of Pauline" 42-95162....

Units served with

  • 467th Bomb Group

    467th Bomb Group

    The 467th Bomb Group, or the "Rackheath Aggies" as they came to be known, flew B-24 Liberators on missions from April 1944. Its air crews became known for their accuracy and the Group had the best overall standing for accuracy within the Eighth Air...

  • 790th Bomb Squadron


Event Location Date
Born Thermopolis, Wyoming 3 September 1917


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:18 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Self & Page 298 in the book THE SECOND AIR DIVISION by Turner Publishing Company, 1998 edition, D790.A2S45