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"Brig General John K Gerhart of the 493rd Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. 18-Apr-45 England."

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Units

  • 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. ...

  • 493rd Bomb Group

    493rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 493rd Bomb Group was the last Eighth Air Force Group to become operational, flying their first combat mission from Debach, Suffolk, on D-Day, 6 June 1944. The Group was known as "the Fighting 493rd", named by their Commanding Officer Colonel Elbert...

People

  • John Gerhart

    Military | Colonel | Wing Commander/Group Commander/Pilot
    Retired from the USAF in 1965 as a 4-star General ...

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Date Contributor Update
23 March 2018 14:23:53 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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