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Marvin R Christian

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People

  • Marvin Christian

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Flight Engineer | 493rd Bomb Group

  • James Dolan

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 493rd Bomb Group

  • Donald Fauls

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 493rd Bomb Group

  • William Fincher

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 493rd Bomb Group

  • Newton Galloway

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 493rd Bomb Group

  • Louis Hausrath

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator | 493rd Bomb Group

  • James McCabe

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 493rd Bomb Group

  • Earl Reynolds

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 493rd Bomb Group
    After service in the US as an Operations Officer, Earl was assigned, with his crew, to the 493rd BG in March 1945. He flew 7 combat missions and participated in the Operation Chowhound food drops to Holland.

  • Fred Zurbuchen

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 493rd Bomb Group
    Fred Zurbuchen flew 6 combat missions as waist gunner with the Capt. Earl Reynolds crew, whilst at Debach with the 493rd BG. Assigned to the Group as a Corporal on March 14th 1945, serving with the 861st Bombardment Squadron. He was promoted to the...

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Units served with

  • 493rd Bomb Group

    493rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 493rd Bomb Group was the last Eighth Air Force Group to become operational, flying their first combat mission from Debach, Suffolk, on D-Day, 6 June 1944. The Group was known as "the Fighting 493rd", named by their Commanding Officer Colonel Elbert...

  • 861st Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 October 2020 22:06:11 Darren Jelley Changes to person associations
Sources

crew list from the archives of the 493rd BG

Date Contributor Update
30 May 2018 06:57:26 Darren Jelley Changes to highest rank and media associations
Sources

493rd BG archives

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:48 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit History, http://493bgdebach.co.uk/roster_list.php

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