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  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    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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  • Carl Goldenberg

    Military | Colonel | Commanding Officer | 491st Bomb Group
    Assigned to HQ, 491BG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME. Post war: Remained in USAF, serving in Korean and Vietnam conflicts, rising to rank of Colonel.

  • Richard Mosbale

    Military | 491st Bomb Group

  • James Musser

    Military | 491st Bomb Group

  • Anthony Nabozony

    Military | Master Sergeant | Personnel Staff | 491st Bomb Group

  • William Nelson

    Military | 491st Bomb Group

  • George Newell

    Military | 491st Bomb Group

  • Edward Norkett

    Military | Captain | Chaplain | 491st Bomb Group
    Catholic chaplain. Members of the 491st recall him always being at the end of the runway when they took off and in the de-briefing room when they returned. After the war he worked first for an orphanage and then did twenty years at the Westside...

  • Thomas O'Brine

    Military | Sergeant | 491st Bomb Group

  • John Olivadoti

    Military | 491st Bomb Group

  • John Pabst

    Military | 491st Bomb Group

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

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)