491st Bomb Group, May 2009. The final Annual Reunion at the 8th Air Force Museum, Savannah, Georgia, USA. 40 Members were in attendance.
Active Duty, Jan 23, '43 to Oct 13,'45. Radio School at Salt Lake City,Gunnery Course at Tucson, AZ. Assigned to Dave Hicks crew, Flew 31 combat missions. Last mission on 9/11/44. . Taught the Martin Upper Turret to Officers until the war ended in 1995.
Good Conduct, Air Medal w 4/Oak Leaf Cluster, DFC
Units served with
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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