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1st Lt James Carlin McKeown (1944)

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Units

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    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...

  • 853rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • James McKeown

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1915, James Carlin McKeown enlisted as an aviation cadet in Chicago in January 1942. He trained as a pilot and was assigned to the 491st Bombardment Group, 853rd Bombardment Squadron. Assigned a new B-24J (44-40200), he...

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Date Contributor Update
02 March 2015 22:55:28 Timothy McKeown Created entry with caption and unit associations
Sources

C. Timothy McKeown (son)

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