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Morlyn B Peterson

Military

Member of Tighe crew

Service

People

  • Joseph Tighe

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 490th Bomb Group
    Member of Tighe crew

Units served with

  • 490th Bomb Group

    490th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 490th Bomb Group, like the 486th and 487th Bomb Groups transitioned from flying B-24 Liberators to B-17 Flying Fortresses, which were used in combat missions from late August 1944. Based at Eye, Suffolk, the Group were focused in the early months...

  • 849th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Eye

    Military site : airfield
    Eye air base was not a Class A base but was constructed to a less demanding standard by the 827th and 859th Battalions of U.S. Army Engineers in 1943 and was finished in early 1944. Unusually, a group of its hardstandings were on the other side of the...

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Date Contributor Update
14 November 2017 17:22:05 vacowboy58 Changes to awards, place associations and media associations
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Family

Date Contributor Update
07 May 2015 09:00:47 vacowboy58 Changes to nickname
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Family

Date Contributor Update
07 May 2015 09:00:13 vacowboy58 Changes to highest rank
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I'm his son and have his service records.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:21 AAM AAM ingest
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490th Bomb Group Unit Personnel / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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