Deputy C/S for Operations, 3rd Air Division, Deputy C/S for Operations, 92nd Combat Bomb Wing. Commander 95th Bomb Group 15 October 1944 - April 1945. Commander 452nd Bomb Group, 6 June 1945 - July 1945.
The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...
The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...
|Born||Utah, USA||6 April 1909|
|Commissioned||West Point, NY, USA||12 June 1934|
Bachelor of Science, US Military Academy, 1934.
|Retired||28 February 1957|
|Died||California, USA||16 August 1972|
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BIOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY OF THE EIGHTH AIR FORCE, 1942-1945 (Command and Staff Officers) By Russell A. Strong
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://95thbg.org/95th_db_pages/left_formation_code/gethonoroll.php