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B-24s in Flight, Photo probably taken by Tsgt. Harry Aaron Berger during the April 14, 1945 Royan Mission



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 2nd Air Division

    2nd Air Division

    In December 1944, the 2nd Bomb Division was redesginated the 2nd Air Division.

  • 2nd Combat Bomb Wing
  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 702nd Bomb Squadron


  • Harry Berger

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer/ Gunner
    Born in 1921; used to say that he was the "old guy" in his unit.. ...



  • Tibenham

    Military site : airfield
    Tibenham was built in 1941-1942 by W and C French Ltd with a standard 2,000 yard main runway, and two other runways both 1,400 feet in length. Accommodation was provided for a full USAAF heavy bomber group in dispersed sites. Personnel of the 320th...


Date Contributor Update
07 April 2016 21:26:35 iseyij Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and mission associations

From the Estate of Harry Aaron Berger