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Howard Engstrom

Military

Recon flight over Germany on VE Day, May 1945.

3 Battle Stars

On V-E day I flew on a B-17 as an observer, over Germany for 8 hours photographing destroyed bridges and factories

1 silver star; 2 bronze stars

Service

Units served with

  • 1st Bomb Division

    1st Bomb Division

    Division
    The groups under the command of the 1st Bomb Wing came under the command of the 1st Bomb Division in August 1943. In December 1944, the Division was redesginated the 1st Air Division.

Events

Event Location Date
Born Chicago, Illinois 27 December 1920

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:11 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self

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