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Harold J Radmer

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 563rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-39008

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 6/11/44; Dow Fd 26/11/44; Assigned 563BS/388BG Knettishall 27/11/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 28/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 30/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 8/12/45....

  • 43-39221

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 10/1/44; Dow Fd 19/1/45; Assigned 563BS/388BG Knettishall 4/2/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 28/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 30/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 29/11/45.

  • 43-39229

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 11/1/45; Grenier 22/1/45; Assigned 379BG Kimbolton 12/4/45; transferred 401BG Deenethorpe 5/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 30/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 3/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal...

  • 44-6106 Gremlin's Hideout

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Accepted: 2 May 1944 ...

  • 44-6524

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 29/8/44; Grenier 15/9/44; Assigned 562BS/388BG Knettishall 20/9/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 29/6/45; Sth Plains 2/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 22/11/45.

  • 44-8515

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 7/10/44; Dow Fd 18/10/44; Assigned 563BS/388BG Knettishall 20/10/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 28/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 30/11/45.

Associated Place

  • Knettishall

    Military site : airfield
    Knettishall was built to Class A standard for an American Bomb Group that would be bringing up to forty heavy bombers with them in three or four Squadrons. The 388th Bomb Group, which stayed at Knettishall for their entire service in the ETO, flew B-17...

Events

Event Location Date

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 March 2018 02:19:51 bradmer Changes to service number
Sources

William Radmer son of Harold Radmer

Date Contributor Update
18 March 2018 02:18:02 bradmer Changes to highest rank, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

William Radmer, son of Harold Radmer

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.388bg.info/Personnel.html

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