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The insignia of the 702nd Bomb Squadron, 445th Bomb Group.



  • 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


  • Marvin Gasster

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Marvin Gasster was born in New York on October 13, 1922. Soon after the family moved to Brookline, MA where Marvin attended high school.For fun he read the entire Encyclopedia Britannica. He attended Tufts University in Boston and was planning on...

  • Eldon Personette

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) 26 November 1944 in B-24 #42-50467. AM, PH.


Date Contributor Update
02 November 2014 19:22:18 jmchristel Changes to person associations

MACR for B-24J 42-50467

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:35:24 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection