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William J Addelson

Military

Flew 34 missions as tail gunner over Germany., flew 2 secret missions to Sweden.

In Memoriam

Remembered by William Hurlbutt, Lincolnshire, IL

Service

Units served with

  • 493rd Bomb Group

    493rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 493rd Bomb Group was the last Eighth Air Force Group to become operational, flying their first combat mission from Debach, Suffolk, on D-Day, 6 June 1944. The Group was known as "the Fighting 493rd", named by their Commanding Officer Colonel Elbert...

  • 860th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 November 2014 14:44:51 Emily Changes to biography and memoriam
Sources

William Hurlbutt, via American Air Museum Memory Book Correspondence.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:15 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://493bgdebach.co.uk/roster_list.php

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