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S/Sgt Albert E. Childs :- Purple Heart award card. 448BG.

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  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

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    The 448th Bombardment Group was organized on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May 1943 at Gowen Field, near Boise, Idaho. The initial training of the air crews took place in Florida. The entire group was assembled Wendover Field, Utah. Both air and...

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  • Albert Childs

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 714BS, 448BG, 8AF USAAF. A/C Hit by flak while bombing the target of Friedrichshafen on 18-Mar-44 and rapidly losing fuel, B-24 42-100284 turned towards Switzerland crash landed at Dubendorf. Interned. Awards: AM, PH, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Date Contributor Update
13 October 2021 16:22:31 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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https://catalog.archives.gov/id/138753352

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