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Howard D Gibbons


For meritorious achievement in connection with military operations against the enemy from 7 May 1944 to 21 April 1945.

Bronze Star


Units served with

  • 486th Bomb Group

    486th Bomb Group

    The 486th Bomb Group flew both B-24s and B-17s, swapping from the former aircraft to the latter in late July 1944 after 49 missions. In total the Group flew 292 missions during the war and remarkably the 834th Bomb Squadron lost no aircraft or...

  • 835th Bomb Squadron


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:14 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / General Order # 1164 from Hdq. 3rd AD in the awarding of the bronze star