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Headquarters (398th Bomb Group)

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  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allies...

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Nuthampstead

Connections

People

  • Edwin Daily

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot, Squadron Commander, Group Operations Officer | 398th Bomb Group
    Group commander 9 Feb 1945 for Altenbeken mission. Group commander on 27 Feb, 1945 Leipzig, Germany mission and 4 March, 1945 on Ulm, Germany mission. Group Commander on 14 March 1945 on Vlotho, and Osnabruk, Germany mission and 21 March 1945 on Rheine...

  • Dan Hinebaugh

    Military | Captain | 398th Bomb Group

  • Matthew Meyer

    Military | Captain | Intelligence; Assistant Gp S-2 | 398th Bomb Group

  • Robert Simeral

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 398th Bomb Group
    July 4, 1944 on mission to Tours, FR in B-17#42-107114 when engine trouble led to an out of control fire over the Channel. Crew returned to England releasing bombs in a field in Sussex. Crew bailed out. 10 RTD DFC in 23 April 1945

  • Paul Wood

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | 398 Combat Bombardment Wing and Group Commander | 398th Bomb Group

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:53 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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