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"Major Willis Taylor, (left) command pilot, of Salt Lake City, Utah, congratulated Major Charles Hudson, lead bombardier of the U.S. 8th AF 91st Bomb Group, from Bakersfield, Caliofrnia on the results of his group's bombing of the railway center at Stendal, Germany, Feb 22 1945 when more than 1400 B-17 Flying Fortresses and B-24 Liberators escorted by 800 fighters attacked communication lines at key points throughout Central Germany."

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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. ...

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

People

  • Charles Hudson

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Bombardier
    Completed 2 tours, became Group Bombardier He was one of the first to get to England and the last one to leave in Nov. 1945. After his 2 tours he was assigned to 8th AAF Hdq. ...

  • Willis Taylor

    Military | Major | 323rd Bomb Squadron Commander / Pilot
    Squadron commander of 323rd BS, 91st BG from 3 October 1944 to June 1945.

Missions

  • 841

    22 February 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 January 2019 11:24:56 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and mission associations
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