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Colonel Frank Kurtz (Group Commander) presents the Air Medal to 1LT Roland L. Greene a co-pilot on the 463rd BG
Celone, Italy

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Units

  • 463rd Bomb Group

    463rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 463rd BG entered combat on March 30, 1944. The target was the airdrome at Imoski, Yugoslavia. Thirty-nine planes dropped 117 tons of bombs from 20,000 feet. Although slight flak was encountered, all planes returned safely. The group flew a...

People

  • Roland Greene

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot

  • Frank Kurtz

    Military | Colonel | Group Commander - Pilot
    Kurtz was born in Davenport, Iowa, the third child of Dora Lee (née Fenton) and Frank Allen Kurtz, Sr., an insurance salesman.[2][3][4] Kurtz became interested in flying at age 16, and in 1935 flew an open cockpit plane, setting a speed record flight...

Locations

  • Celone

    Military site : airfield

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 November 2016 02:35:54 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
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Date Contributor Update
15 November 2016 02:35:54 466thHistorian Changes to place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/page/90813424_roland_l_greene_jr/

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