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Norbert B Bengford


Killed in Action (KIA) Hit by flak and crashed at Moorimerfeld in B-24 42-109795


Units served with

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 567th Bomb Squadron

    567th Bomb Squadron

    567th Bombardment Squadron, 24 December 1942 - 13 September 1945 ...


Associated Place

  • Hethel

    Military site : airfield
    Construction of Hethel airfield began in 1941, and was finished in late 1942. The number of hardstandings was increased from the planned 36 to 50 in 1942, in order to accommodate a full heavy bomb group. The 320th Bomb Group occupied the base for ten...


Event Location Date
Born Odebolt, IA 51458, USA
Died 16 August 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 July 2015 23:37:18 Gunner04 Changes to service number and role

US Army Air Corps Records

Date Contributor Update
27 July 2015 23:36:06 Gunner04 Changes to nickname and awards

US Army Air Corps Records

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:36 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7909 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database