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Tour-en-Bessin

Military site : airfield

Detailed history

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Service

People

  • Charles Lipscomb

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio-Waist Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586 and 587BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. ...

  • Harold Noelting

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 584BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Crashed on takeoff, unable to escape wreck of B-26 42-96267 21-Sep-44 Killed in Action (KIA). Awards: AM (5OLC), PH.

Aircraft

  • 42-25845

    P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 42-96056 'Homesick Angel'

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Damaged beyond economical repair by explosion of crashed B-26 42-96267 21-Sep-44. Salvaged.

  • 42-96267

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 584BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Fatal crash, hit prop wash on take off, stalled and crashed onto the runway, shortly thereafter exploding. Pilot Lt Howard I Davis. 5 x RTD, 1 x KIA.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 August 2015 17:55:40 Tanks Created entry with name, number, latitude and longitude
Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tour-en-Bessin_Airfield

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