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Colonel Charles B Westover of the 448th Bomb Group. The image has been signed: 'To Pat, with best regards.[illegible]' Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Col Charles B Westover, CO 448 14/11/44-27/5/45 to USA for B-29 training.'
The 448th Bombardment Group was organized on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May 1943 at Gowen Field, near Boise, Idaho. The initial training of the air crews took place in Florida. The entire group was assembled Wendover Field, Utah. Both air and...
Military | Lieutenant General | Commanding Officer of 448th BG; Chief of Staff
Commanding Officer of the 448th Bomb Group based at Seething from November 1944 to May 1945.