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Richard L. Funk

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  • Anthony Goebel

    Military | First Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 352nd Fighter Group
    With the World at War, Anthony H. Goebel (age 24) felt compelled to enlist in military service and reluctantly left his young, wartime bride to join the US Army Air Corps in 1942. After qualifying to become a pilot, Flight Cadet Goebel completed two...

  • Joseph Zoppi

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Crew Chief of "Miss GENNY CLOUD" | 352nd Fighter Group
    Assigned to 487FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

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  • 352nd Fighter Group

    352nd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 352nd Fighter Group were based at Bodney, Norfolk from July 1943 until November 1945 but in the winter months of 1944/1945 detachments moved to bases in Belgium to provide extra air support to ground forces during the Battle of the Bulge and to...

  • 487th Fighter Squadron

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Associated Place

  • Bodney

    Military site : airfield
    Before the Americans arrived Bodney was a grass-surfaced airfield. So when the 352nd Fighter Group arrived with heavy P-47 Thunderbolts, work was carried out to strengthen its roads and runways with steel matting, concrete and tarmac. Nissen huts also...

  • Asch

    Military site : airfield

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15 June 2018 20:55:44 ajgoebel Changes to role
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June 15th, 2018

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15 June 2018 20:54:59 ajgoebel Changes to highest rank
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15 June 2018 20:46:02 ajgoebel Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, highest rank, role, person associations, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
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June 15th, 2018

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