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William H Bowman Jr



Units served with

  • 457th Bomb Group

    457th Bomb Group

    The 457th Bomb Group began combat operations during the Big Week of 20-25 February when American bombers carried out concentrated raids against German aircraft bases, factories and assembly plants. The air crews' targets on that first mission were...

  • 750th Bomb Squadron


  • 36-149

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    The initial flight of the aircraft took place on 2-Dec-36, but with Stan Umstead, five days later nosed over during landed but was not too badly damaged. Delivered 49BS/2BG Langley 1-Mar-37; 4000 Base Unit Wright Fd 1938; transferred 19BG March Fd, Oct...


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08 September 2020 21:59:47 jmoore43 Changes to surname, firstname and suffix

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27 June 2020 15:27:13 Hotelie1970 Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, suffix, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, unit associations and aircraft associations

General Order 320 from Headquarters 1st Bombardment Division, Office of the Commanding General, by Command of Major General Williams, dated 11 September 1944.